Bug 436766 - monitor details are not written to xorg.conf - ever
Summary: monitor details are not written to xorg.conf - ever
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-display
Version: 8
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-10 11:34 UTC by Andrew Hall
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:43 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:43:00 UTC

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Description Andrew Hall 2008-03-10 11:34:44 UTC
Description of problem:
When choosing a monitor - in my case the Dell 1908FP(Digital) - the details are
not written to the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file at all. The "Monitor" section still
says "VendorName Unknown", "ModelName Unknown" and the HorizSync and VertRefresh
rates have not been edited. Upon re-running the system-config-display
application the "Monitor Type" section still says Unknown. To all intents and
purposes, this application is not doing what it says it does.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run system-config-display
2. Choose Dell 1908FP(Digital) as your monitor
3. Observe that /etc/X11/xorg.conf Monitor section has not been edited
Actual results:
/etc/X11/xorg.conf Monitor section is not edited

Expected results:
/etc/X11/xorg.conf Monitor section is edited with correct parameters

Additional info:
Dell 1908FP spec follows...
Horizontal scan range  	30 kHz to 81 kHz
Vertical scan range 	56 Hz to 76 Hz
Optimal preset resolution 	1280 x 1024 at 60 Hz
Highest preset resolution 	1280 x 1024 at 75 Hz

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 10:06:21 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 07:43:00 UTC
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