Bug#493134: xserver-xorg-video-ati: no resolution higher than 640x480 possible

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Thu Jul 31 09:23:48 PDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 17:57:10 +0200, Eike Nicklas wrote:

> On a fresh Lenny installation, the xserver starts with a resolution of
> only 640x480. Manually adding other modes to xorg.conf has no effect.
> Etch does not have this problem, but using the xorg.conf file from Etch
> does not fix this on Lenny. This happens both on i386 and amd64.
> xorg.conf and xorg log are attached.
> Please re-assign to xorg if this is not ati-specific. I don't know much
> about xorg :-(, so please let me know if you need more information or can
> point me to the right direction. 
The log says:

(WW) RADEON(0): No Panel Info Table found in BIOS!
(II) RADEON(0): Existing panel PLL dividers will be used.
(WW) RADEON(0): Panel size 640x480 is derived, this may not be correct.
If not, use PanelSize option to overwrite this setting.

Did you try that?


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