Bug 89041 - Radeon 9700 Pro will not give 1600x1200 using DVI
Summary: Radeon 9700 Pro will not give 1600x1200 using DVI
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-04-16 20:25 UTC by Ian Macdonald
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-29 18:44:04 UTC


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Description Ian Macdonald 2003-04-16 20:25:48 UTC
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Description of problem:
My Radeon 9700 Pro video card will not give 1600x1200 over DVI in Linux. It
works fine in Windows XP. In Linux, it instead falls back to 1280x1024. Over
VGA, there are no problems.

Checking through the X log file, it seems that DDC does not pick up this mode
from the monitor. Disabling DDC and adding a custom-crafted mode line does not
fix the issue, either. The monitor is a Dell 2000FP.

I applied the following patch:

http://www.penguinppc.org/~daenzer/XFree86/HuiYu/x430_radeon_all_in_o
ne.diff/x430_radeon_all_in_one.diff

and now things work fine. I came across this patch in a mailing-list archive at
www.xfree86.org.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect monitor over DVI
2. Boot machine
3. Run redhat-config-xfree86 (monitor is correctly detected as digital here)
4. Save config file.
5. Restart X
    

Actual Results:  1280x1024


Expected Results:  1600x1200

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-04-29 18:44:04 UTC
Please test XFree86-4.3.0-6 from rawhide and reopen this bug report
if the problem persists.

Closing as fixed in RAWHIDE.


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