Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 321271
Medion MD5407QA not autodetected correctly
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:18:23 EST
Description of problem:
My TFT display Medion MD5407QA is not autodetected correctly. When I boot Fedora
8 Test 3 (also applies for f7), my display shows "out of range".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 8 Test 3, Fedora 7
No picture, "out of range"
Should be detected correctly
As already mentioned, the vendor is Medion and the model is MD5407QA
The driver's inf file says
but when I use 30-63 as HorizSync and 50-75 as VertRefresh, it does not work either.
The documentation can be found here:
http://download2.medion.de/downloads/anleitungen/bda5407de.pdf (in German). On
page 11, there is a list of supported modes.
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 274841 [details]
Xorg.0.log when using no xorg.conf
Created attachment 274851 [details]
Created attachment 274861 [details]
Xorg.0.log when using working xorg.conf (dunno if these are the optimal settings, but at least they work)
Created attachment 274871 [details]
Xorg.0.log when using no xorg.conf 2
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
a project we are changing the version of this bug to '8'.
If this bug still exists in rawhide, please change the version back to
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The process we're following is outlined here:
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doesn't happen again.
Some more information: 30-63 as HorizSync and 50-75 works with NVIDIA binary
driver, 31-60 Horiz; 70-75 Vert works with nv driver.
still happens with fedora 9 release, the things from comment #7 still apply.
anyone?? this has been here for a long time now.
Thanks for the report. We are sorry that we cannot help you with your problem,
but we are not able to support binary-only drivers. If you would be able to
reproduce this issue using only open source software, please, reopen this bug
with the additional information, but in meantime I have no choice than to close
this bug as CANTFIX (because we really cannot fix it).
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Respectively, can you reproduce this just using nv driver (and check that your
system has not been corrupted by the nvidia binary installed using rpm -Va), please?
Yes, I can reproduce it with the nv driver. It happened with Anaconda also and
as it does not ship with any binary drivers, I am pretty sure that the problem
is Xorg / NV-Driver / Display related.
I have some news regarding the use of the nv driver. With latest Fedora 9
updates, I at least get a picture and do not get "out of range". But the
resolution is very low (640x480 I guess, though my display supports 1024x768).
I will attach the Xorg log.
Created attachment 306958 [details]
Xorg.0.log.old when Xorg detects a resolution which is far too low
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