Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 489138
Radeon 3200 - resolution problems, double image problems, no console problems
Last modified: 2009-12-18 03:58:30 EST
Created attachment 334429 [details]
Xorg.0.log with no xorg.conf file
Description of problem:
New mobo with Radeon 3200 graphics chip. I did a fresh core 10
install from DVD. When booting the system, the bios menus are rock solid on
the monitor. The Core 10 install process was very difficult because the
screen looked like a very bad case of the jaggies. There were two copies of
the screen image, offset vertically from one another by about 7mm.
Once I got the install complete, the graphics (Ctl-Alt-F1) screen had
the wrong resolution (1024x768 instead of 1280x1024) and the console
screen (Ctl-Alt-F2) attempted to set a mode that the monitor could
Remember - the BIOS screens were rock solid with no problems at all
so I don't suspect the graphics chip is dead.
Attaching output from Xorg.0.log
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I also tried vesa, radeon, radeonhd, and fglrx drivers. Each has
some level of weirdness that makes it unusable.
The instructions found here
seem to have cleared this problem up completely.
I'll be honest and admit that I'm not sure exactly what
that list of magic did but I'm thinking it might help
the developers to know what I found to work.
Note that I don't think this means this bug is "fixed"
because the base install still has this problem.
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