Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 244465
Dell 1400x1050 resolution lap-top screen with Radeon Mobility M6 graphics is not supported
Last modified: 2009-11-01 07:46:57 EST
Description of problem:
Fedora 7 does not support Dell 1400x1050 resolution lap-top screen with Radeon
Mobility M6 graphics
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
As per 2.6.21 kernel
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F7 and fully update usign yum to 15th June, 2007, inc 2.6.21 kernel.
3. Check resolution by looking in Display bit of Control Center (say).
4. Hack xorg.conf and add 'Modes "1400x1050"' line.
5. Re-start X.
At steps 3 an 5, screen resolution achieved is only 1024 by something.
Resolution of 1400x1050 should have been achieved by the installer, but anyway
when specified in the xorg.conf file.
The FC6 (yes 6) live demo CD managed to get 1400x1050, I think, if I remember
Please attach the /var/log/Xorg.0.log from the broken configuration.
Created attachment 157260 [details]
Created attachment 157261 [details]
/etc/X11/xorg.conf too for convenience
The Modes "1400x1050" was added by me to try to force recognition of that mode.
The original xorg.conf did not have the Modes line at all.
I think this one will also now affect Fedora 8 because it is still broken with
I assume that it is the kernel module that is broken rather X isn't it?
No its the X.org ati driver that does it....
I think the F8 driver should be fine... but it would be nice to test it..
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Just verified that this is still broken in Fedora 9 (fully updated, latest
released kernel to date).
Still a problem in Fedora 10, fully updated to date.
How about Fedora 11 or Fedora 12 Snap1?
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Matej, I'm in the process of looking through NEEDINFOs that haven't been replied for a while, and I will close this one now.
If reporter replies, we can reopen it later.