Bug 21230 - ATI All in Wonder 128 Pro - resolution selection problem
ATI All in Wonder 128 Pro - resolution selection problem
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
7.0
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-11-22 03:48 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-24 04:03:01 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-11-22 03:48:57 EST
I'm using an ATI All in Wonder 128 Pro (Rage128 chipset), and an Iiyama 
8515G monitor.

When getting to the X setup part of the 7.0 installation, I select the 
monitor from the monitor list together with the Rage 128 Generic adapter 
(which is selected for me by default).  I also select the "Customise" 
button as I want to select my own resolutions to use with X.

When I press "Next" and get to the resolutions selection page, I can 
select and test 800x600 and 1152x864 resolutions at any colour depth - the 
tests work fine, and I can select "OK" to the dialog that appears.  
However, selecting 1024x768 (my preferred resolution with a 15" monitor) 
and "Test" causes the screen to go black (presumeably the test has failed) 
after which I am returned to the selection screen.

Using the other "All in Wonder" or "Rage" adapter selections either do the 
same thing or don't work at all.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-11-22 12:14:44 EST
Passing to QA to reproduce.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2000-11-24 04:02:58 EST
Please ignore this defect.

I turns out I am actually using an Iiyama8515F (not the 8515G I had selected 
from the monitor list).  If I manually enter the horizontal and vertical 
frequency ranges from my 8515F monitor manual, all is OK.

Sorry!

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