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Bug 599334 - Screen resolution only 800x600, no option to change better than that, while fedora 13 has better
Screen resolution only 800x600, no option to change better than that, while f...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
: rc
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
: Desktop, Triaged
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Reported: 2010-06-03 03:16 EDT by A S Alam
Modified: 2013-07-02 21:02 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: xorg-x11-server-1.7.7-5.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 16:58:36 EST
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Virtual machine with low resolution on screen (125.72 KB, image/png)
2010-06-03 03:16 EDT, A S Alam
no flags Details
xorg file /var/log/Xorg.0.log (16.10 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-03 05:12 EDT, A S Alam
no flags Details
it is fixed - Screenshot with both applications (256.14 KB, image/png)
2010-06-09 06:43 EDT, A S Alam
no flags Details

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Description A S Alam 2010-06-03 03:16:45 EDT
Created attachment 419262 [details]
Virtual machine with low resolution on screen

Description of problem:
after installing Virtual machine, resolution of VM's screen always 800x600, which 
is not good for various application (testing gnome-display-properties, RHN registration) as Buttons are not available
Video = cirrus, RAM 9MB
Host Machine: Fedora 13 x86_64
Guest: RHEL6 Nightly (1June2010)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install virtual machine with cirrus video (default in fedora virt-manager)
2.  reboot after installation
3. login desktop, run 'gnome-display-properties'
Actual results:
it is 800x600

Expected results:
can be better

Additional info:
install fedora 13 as guest, it has better resolution with same host machine with  same 'cirrus' video card.
Comment 2 A S Alam 2010-06-03 05:12:18 EDT
Created attachment 419289 [details]
xorg file /var/log/Xorg.0.log
Comment 3 A S Alam 2010-06-03 23:24:57 EDT
Even vesa is not better, but same resolution:-(
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-07 12:14:59 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 5 Adam Jackson 2010-06-07 14:37:19 EDT
That definitely shouldn't be.  It looks like this is fallout from the DMT mode list update in the X server core though, cirrus is definitely carrying the patch for qemu detection.  Hm hm hm.

Devel ack at any rate.
Comment 6 Adam Jackson 2010-06-07 14:51:32 EDT
Yeah, this is a server bug.  Patch ready.
Comment 10 Adam Jackson 2010-06-08 13:03:51 EDT
2502555 build (RHEL-6-candidate, /cvs/dist:rpms/xorg-x11-server/RHEL-6:xorg-x11-server-1_7_7-5_el6) completed successfully

Comment 11 A S Alam 2010-06-09 06:43:00 EDT
Created attachment 422503 [details]
it is fixed - Screenshot with both applications
Comment 12 A S Alam 2010-06-09 06:45:57 EDT
tested application:
Comment 13 Lubos Kocman 2010-06-18 08:12:04 EDT

I'm able to get 1024x768 (RHEL6.x86_64 cirrus/kvm).

Comment 14 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 16:58:36 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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