Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445120
There's no Dell 1920x1080 Laptop Display Panel listed under Dell
Last modified: 2010-03-22 20:45:34 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 with a 1920x1200 display.
In system-config-display I can select the Resolution under Generic LCD Display,
but not under Dell. This seems strange since most other common laptop display
sizes are listed under the Dell listing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[rodd@localhost ~]$ rpm -q system-config-display
Actually, this isn't just 1920x1200, it's all the wide screen displays.
I filed a bug about this against fedora core 4
(https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=151876) which still hasn't been
addressed and which someone seemed to have closed.
Might be time to resolve this maybe?
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There is now (in f11) a Dell 1920x1200 display option.
However, there is no 1920x1080 which is quite common these days since it's the Full HD Size.
What's the graphics adapter of your computer?
On the last Dell laptop with a 1920x1200 display, it was a nvidia. This is why it took some time to respond to this bug, because s-c-d isn't working for nvidia cards at the moment.
But I've just got an Dell with a 1920x1080 screen (Full HD) and noticed that this wasn't in the list.
[rodd@moose home]$ lspci | grep VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility HD 3670
I'm using the radeonhd driver, but didn't think the driver or chipset would affect what was listed in s-c-d for the screen.