Bug#176835: xserver-xfree86: debconf doesn't let you choose 1280x1024 for an LCD monitor
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 11:54:32AM +0100, Matthias Mueller wrote:
> > Package: xserver-xfree86
> > Version: 4.2.1-4
> > Severity: normal
> > If you select LCD device as your monitor and 'Medium' for selecting the
> > monitor characteristics, you cannot select 1280x1024 as a resolution,
> > only 1280x960 and 1600x1200.
> People have complained about this for years; I guess there really is no
> way to convince people to actually read the text of the debconf
> *The question asks what your monitor is CAPABLE OF, NOT what mode you
> want to use.*
Agreed, but it's still confusing to have to select a resolution that's
bigger than the possible resolution to be able to select 1280x1024 on
the next screen so that it actually works.
But from this perspective Severity: wishlist is ok.