Bug#488762: Latest xserver-xorg-video-mga buggy
retitle 488762 uses 1600x1024 instead of 1600x1200
On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 11:09 +0200, Brice Goglin wrote:
> severity 488762 important
> retitle 488762 uses 1660x1024 instead of 1600x1200
> thank you
> Svante Signell wrote:
> > After upgrading the mga driver X-windows comes up in a resolution of
> > 1660x1024 instead of 1600x1200 as expected. The screen is also partially
> > shadowed making it almost impossible to see the desktop. The colors are
> > also distorted. Downgrading to 1:1.4.8.dfsg.1-1 solves the problem.
> > Xserver is 1:7.3+12 and the video card is a MGA G400 Dual head.
> > Attaching xorg.conf, Xorg.0.log for versions 1:1.9.100.dfsg1-1 and
> > 1:1.4.8.dfsg.1-1
> What if you try to force 1600x1200 using Modeline+PreferredMode ? See
> section III.5 of http://wiki.debian.org/XStrikeForce/HowToRandR12
setting a modeline does not help, it still starts at 1600x1024 (not
1660x1024 as reported)
> You might want to try the latest upstream git (branch randr-1.2) since
> mga 1.9.100 is experimental and a bit old.
Are there any packaged drivers available? Which driver will be the
default for lenny, 1.4.8?