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Re: wrong resolution with ATI and open source drivers

On Wed, 3 Mar 2010 17:00:22 -0500 (EST), Jordan Metzmeier wrote:
> 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.

Hmm.  Perhaps you're right.  I just noticed the following line in his
/var/log/Xorg.0.log file:

(--) PCI:*(1:5:0) ATI Technologies Inc unknown chipset (0x9616) rev 0, Mem @ 0xd0000000/28, 0xfbef0000/16, 0xfbd00000/20, I/O @ 0xd000/8

"Unknown chipset".  That's not a good sign.

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