Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 540100
system-config-display in rawhide doesn't detect either monitor or graphics card
Last modified: 2011-06-27 10:34:51 EDT
With everything up-to-date from rawhide, with a viewsonic LCD monitor and an openchrome S3 video controller, I had X running, hit ctrl-alt-F2, logged in as root on the console, and ran system-config-display, and it failed to detect either my monitor or my graphics card -- it said unknown for both and offered me only 800x600 (I think that was it; I'm sure there was just one and it was low) as a resolution choice.
I suspect this is the openchrome driver not supporting your device, not really s-c-d's fault at all. Please attach the X log from this machine.
Created attachment 373734 [details]
Xorg log with no xorg.conf
Actually, the openchrome driver has recognized my hardware for quite a while. Attached is an Xorg log (on :1 because I was already running a server on :0) with no xorg.conf, i.e., everything auto-detected.
Note that the failure to initialize DRI in the log is because I was already running another server and the openchrome driver sometimes gets unhappy when you try to run two servers at the same time (or even when you just switch between VTs while running an openchrome server), but this shouldn't detract from the fact that the X server does in facat recognize and support my hardware.
Also, system-config-display used to detect everything just fine with the same hardware.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle.
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