Bug 415231 - X zoom (ctrl+alt+plus/minus) keys and xvidtune don't work with radeon driver
X zoom (ctrl+alt+plus/minus) keys and xvidtune don't work with radeon driver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-07 00:07 EST by Douglas Wooster
Modified: 2009-01-09 02:30 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:30:45 EST
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log from FC7, where X zoom keys and xvidtune work correctly (78.68 KB, text/plain)
2007-12-07 00:11 EST, Douglas Wooster
no flags Details
xorg.conf which worked on FC7 (711 bytes, text/plain)
2007-12-07 00:15 EST, Douglas Wooster
no flags Details
latest FC8 xorg.conf (1.22 KB, text/plain)
2007-12-07 00:17 EST, Douglas Wooster
no flags Details
FC8 log, after trying zoom keys, xvidtune, and finally xrandr (161.60 KB, text/plain)
2007-12-07 00:20 EST, Douglas Wooster
no flags Details

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Description Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:07:13 EST
Description of problem:
Using radeon driver for an ATI Radeon 9200SE, ctrl+alt+plus ctrl+alt+minus keys
do nothing.  xvidtune -prev and xvidtune -next do nothing.  Nothing in the log.
 Only "xrandr --output DVI-0 --mode ..." works, but it is slow.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-drv-ati 6.7.196-1.fc8

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.get into KDE
2.press ctrl+alt+plus or ctrl+alt+minus
3.OR  issue  "xvidtune -next" or "xvidtune -prev"
Actual results:
nothing happens

Expected results:
Switch screen to next/previos video mode.

Additional info:
This worked in Fedora 7.  Used same xorg.conf in both releases.  Also tried some
changes to xorg.conf, but no effect.
Comment 1 Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:11:58 EST
Created attachment 280581 [details]
log from FC7, where X zoom keys and xvidtune work correctly

Here's a log from Fedora 7.  Everything works correctly here.  This was
xorg-x11-drv-ati 6.6.3-4.fc7 .
Comment 2 Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:15:05 EST
Created attachment 280591 [details]
xorg.conf which worked on FC7

This xorg.conf worked fine on Fedora 7.  It is also the first xorg.conf which I
tried on Fedora 8.  It does not work on FC8.  In addition to zoom keys not
working, it produced a default max screen size of 2048x1200, whereas FC7
allowed 2048x1536.
Comment 3 Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:17:38 EST
Created attachment 280601 [details]
latest FC8 xorg.conf

Modified the previous xorg.conf to look like this, to try to resolve problems. 
This fixed the part where it thought 2048x1200 was largest possible size.  Does
not have any effect on the zoom problem, however.
Comment 4 Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:20:07 EST
Created attachment 280611 [details]
FC8 log, after trying zoom keys, xvidtune, and finally xrandr

xrandr --output DVI-0 --mode 1280x1024
worked.  Neither zoom keys nor xvidtune worked.
Comment 5 Douglas Wooster 2007-12-07 00:36:31 EST
IBM 6652-U3N 21" CRT
ATI Radeon 9200SE
Athlon/XP 2600+

GNOME 2.20.1 and KDE 3.5.8 (fails on both)
Comment 6 Adam Sulmicki 2008-04-19 12:27:52 EDT
I have the same problem with fedora 7. Did it break on fedora 7 lately?

* Alt-Ctrl-+/0 does not work.
* xvidtune -next does not work.
* xrandr -s 640x480 does work.

I have needed stuff in /etc/X11/xorg.conf : 

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Videocard0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

This is troublesome since some games use xvidtune method rather than xrandr method.

gfx card : Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 AR [Radeon 9600]
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