Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466108
Screen resolution not recognized/kept when set with System Settings -> Display in a VMware WS V6.5 Guest
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:31:47 EST
Description of problem:
I have an F10 Beta (x86_64) Installation in a VMware WS V6.5 Guest (Host is an Fedora 8 System). The Notebook has a resolution of 1680x1050. Now in an X Session (both KDE and possibly Gnome), the resolution stays at 800x600 until "System Settings -> Display" is called. Only then it is changing to 1680x1050 (which has been previously set by this utility).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): F10, Beta
See above. The VMware WS is configured with a single 1680x1050 Display for the guest.
Steps to Reproduce:
Every time a new X-Session is started.
Resolution stays at 800x600 until System Settings -> Display is called (there is no system-config-display anymore). Where is the default display size stored when there is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf as in my case?).
Resolution is set to 1680x1050.
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 319849 [details]
please find the requested log file attached. Note that I don't have an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and I would not know how to create one.
Again, when running the "Resize & Rotate" Widget, the Screen resolution changes to the requested value. This happens also, when the widget is in the system tray.
Please feel free to request additional info any time.
Thanks & best Regards,
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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