Bug#416666: xserver-xorg-video-ati: restarting X breaks resolution on powerbook

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Mar 30 03:46:44 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 09:41 +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:

> > (II) RADEON(0): Secondary:
> >  Monitor   -- CRT
> >  Connector -- VGA
> >  DAC Type  -- Primary
> >  TMDS Type -- External
> >  DDC Type  -- VGA_DDC
> It's probably due to this (non-existing I presume) external display
> being detected. There's a known bug where MergedFB can limit the
> resolution of the primary display based on the limits of the secondary
> one. If you don't need an external display, you can disable MergedFB
> with Option "MergedFB" "off" or Option "MonitorLayout" "LVDS,NONE".

Hm. Is MergedFB == off not the same as not setting MergedFB? I'll give
it a try later.

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