Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53861
(ATI Rage Mobility M3) can't get 1152x864 in X
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
X with Ati Radeon Mobility is not a good combination
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
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The system is a dell inspiron 4000 ( with A16 BIOS and ATI BIOS 4.084a (
And Xconfigurator-4.9.29-1 can not detect the ram:
There was an error detecting the video
ram on your card. You should try
configuring the video card manually.
This card is not an ATI Radeon Mobility, rather it is an
ATI Rage 128 Mobility M3. Please try the following release
of XFree86-4.0.3-24 from ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris/testing/7.1
Does this solve the problem(s) you're encountering?
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New X log
No, the same problem.
To run the binary XFree86 without put vga=791,or XXX, in lilo.conf
hang the display if you back to console with ctrl-alt-backspace.
But if you run startx , it does not happen the hang
Does this problem still occur in Red Hat Linux 7.3 with XFree86 4.2.0?
Assuming problem does not occur in Red Hat Linux 7.3. If it does,
please reopen the bug report with updated information.
Closing as fixed in RHL 7.3 (CURRENTRELEASE)