Bug#420840: xserver-xorg-video-intel: custom resolution set with 915resolution doesn't work anymore, Xorg falls back to 1280x1024
Tino Keitel wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 22:27:14 +0200, Brice Goglin wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 09:18:50PM +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 20:27:01 +0200, Brice Goglin wrote:
>>>> Tino Keitel wrote:
>>>>> after upgrading to 2:2.0.0-1, the Xserver starts with 1280x1024.
>>>> Could you send the output of xrandr --verbose so that we see whether
>>>> 1680x1050 is detected? If so 'xrandr --output LVDS --mode 1680x1050'
>>>> might help you get your large resolution back (but you'll have to run
>>>> this command each time you restart the server).
>>> No, it isn't detected:
>> Did you ever try (assuming you want 1280x1024 at 60Hz):
>> $ gtf 1280 1024 60
>> Modeline "1280x1024_60.00" 108.88 1280 1360 1496 1712 1024 1025 1028 1060 -HSync +Vsync
>> Then insert the above line and the following one to the Monitor section
>> of your xorg.conf:
>> Option "PreferredMode" "1280x1024_60.00"
> OK, I tried again with version 2.1.0-2.
> I want 1680x1050. So I created a 1680x1050 mode with 60 Hz, but the log
> never shows this mode, no matter if DDC is enabled or disabled. I still
> get 1280x768 with DDC disabled, and a black screen that shows "57,9 Hz"
> instead of 60 Hz in the resolution parameters with DDC enabled.
> It looks as if the Intel driver doesn't care at all about mode lines
> given by the user.
Does it say anything about Option PreferredMode? (hint: sending the log
with Option "ModeDebug" "yes" might be good)