Description of problem:
If I choose a high resolution (relative to the capabilities of the monitor) and
left or right rotation in the GNOME screen resolution app, the monitor goes into
power-saving mode and doesn't come back. Rotation at low resolutions such as
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F9 Preview Live CD
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In GNOME: System menu -> Preferences -> Hardware -> Screen Resolution
2. Set resolution to highest that monitor can support (2048x1536 in my case)
3. Set Rotation to "Left"
4. Click Apply
Screen goes black and monitor goes into power-saving mode
Created attachment 303761 [details]
Xorg log from Radeon 9800 Pro
I forgot to mention that the same result happens on a different computer with a
Radeon 9600 Pro with the same monitor at 1920x1200.
can you try enabling EXA?
Option "AccelMethod" "EXA" in xorg.conf device section?
Tried it, same result. It happens at 1600x1200 too. Should the driver even be
attempting 90 degree rotation at resolutions where the horizontal resolution of
the mode exceeds the vertical resolution of the monitor? I would expect it (or
better yet, the RandR code) to return an error immediately.
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