Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 472069
xdpyinfo gives the wrong info for 15.4" monitor even after screen dimensions are manually placed in xorg.conf
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:52:49 EST
Created attachment 323922 [details]
xorg.conf configuration file
Description of problem:
I am using a 15.4" laptop running rawhide. The native resolution of this
monitor is 1680*1050. The graphics card is a according to Xorg.0.log:
(--) RADEON(0): Chipset: "ATI Radeon Mobility X600 (M24) 3150 (PCIE)" (ChipID
Running xdpyinfo with no xorg.conf file I get the following result
dimensions: 1680x1050 pixels (444x277 millimeters)
resolution: 96x96 dots per inch
If I add the correct dimensions of the screen to the xorg file:
ModelName "LCD Panel 1680x1050"
HorizSync 31.5 - 65.5
VertRefresh 56.0 - 65.0
DisplaySize 332 207
xdpyinfo gives the same information.
Now in Xorg.0.log I get:
(**) RADEON(0): Display dimensions: (332, 207) mm
(**) RADEON(0): DPI set to (128, 206)
(II) RADEON(0): Setting screen physical size to 444 x 277
resize called 1680 1050
I think that second dpi is wrong it should probably be something around
126-128. And at the same the driver is ignoring the file settings. :-(
I will attach the xorg.conf file used and the Xorg.0.log to the bug report.
Created attachment 323924 [details]
X log file
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