Re: 4.3.0-pre1v4 radeon driver wrongly detects two monitors
On Sat, 2003-11-01 at 04:03, Josh Metzler wrote:
> I have a Radeon VE/7000 QY card with both DVI and VGA ports. I have a single
> 19 inch monitor, and it is connected to the VGA port. When I upgraded to
> XFree86 4.3.0-pre1v4 from 4.2.1-13, the X server would only start up in
> 640x480 rather than 1600x1200.
> Looking through the log, I found that the driver was detecting two monitors.
> Since I hadn't specified any information about a second monitor, it was using
> the default hsync and vrefresh, which disallowed all modes higher than
> I solved the problem by specifying the Options "CloneHSync" and
> "CloneVRefresh" in the Device section to be the same as the hsync and
> vrefresh of the monitor. Now I get X at 1600x1200 again. However, the
> radeon driver should be able to detect that I only have one monitor.
The radeon driver used to rely on the BIOS for monitor detection, this
has been improved in CVS.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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