Re: wrong resolution with ATI and open source drivers
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Stephen Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Mar 2010 16:21:18 -0500 (EST), Jordan Metzmeier wrote:
>> The open source radeon drivers should work without a xorg.conf. Try
>> moving the xorg.conf and running xserver without one. If you are
>> finding that without a xorg.conf it attempts to load radeon, fails,
>> then falls back to vesa you could be looking at an issue of
> According to the original post, it worked but did not use the maximum
> resolution available when run without an xorg.conf. The only way
> I know to fix that is to create an xorg.conf that defines things
> the way he wants them.
>From my experience, the resolution issue is usually a side-effect of
xorg falling back to vesa. xrandr can be used to adjust to resolution
if it is not automatically configured to the proper setting.