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Re: [edlug] Screen resolutions in X11



Hi
I'm getting the feeling that FC12 has similar  problems with the
proprietary nVidia driver that Ubuntu 9.10 has, based on other postings
I've seen at the weekend, even though you're using an Intel driver!
--
Andrew

On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 21:50 +0000, Joe Barnett wrote:
> I'm trying out the new Fedora 12 but have a major problem with the way
> the monitor resolutions are detected automagically.
> 
> The setup is that I have the monitor on a long KVM extender rather than
> plugging the monitor into the graphics card directly.
> 
> No matter what I put in the monitor section of xorg.conf the only
> resolutions offered are 800x600 and 640x480.  If I carry the monitor
> down the corridor and plug it directly into the graphics card after a
> moment the resolution changes to the native setting for the monitor
> (1280x1024) without even restarting the X server. If I then unplug and
> take the monitor back to my bench and plug it into the KVM extender the
> resolution stays at 1280x1024 until I restart the X server when I'm back
> to 800x600.
> 
> The xorg.conf is not being totally ignored as the mouse and keyboard
> settings can be changed and other options (such as DontZap) have effect.
> Only the display section seems to be ignored.
> 
> Adding insult to injury xvidtune seems to be gone, it was there in
> Fedora 11.
> 
> Fedora 12
> Intel video driver
> 
> Thoughts and ruminations greatly appreciated.
> 
> Joe.
> 
> 
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