Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53167
mis-detects video memory during GUI install
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:36:51 EDT
On a machine with a Riva TNT2 (16 megs), anaconda reports that the card has
However, XFree86 4.1 correctly detects 16 megs after the install finishes
and the system is up
I seem to remember that the TNT2 hasn't ever ddcprobed correctly. Dr Mike?
Could you please run /sbin/ddcprobe on this card and see what it returns? I
would not be surprised if it is misdetected.
You're right, ddcprobe is broken on this card:
[root@shaka root]# /usr/sbin/ddcprobe
VESA 3.0 detected.
OEM Name: NVidia
Vendor Name: NVidia
Product Name: Riva TNT
Product Revision: A5
Memory installed = 64 * 64k blocks = 4096kb
Supported standard modes:
<snip monitor stuff>
We don't have a CANTFIX, so WONTFIX will have to do. Video cards that don't
report the information correctly shouldn't be made :(