rotation problem ATI radeon X1200

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed May 19 07:32:47 PDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 8:34 AM, DarkKnight BrightWarrior
<bindasbeast at> wrote:
> Hai!
> I am using centos release 5.3 operating system.
> Video card is ATI radeon X1200 model.
> I specified r500 driver in xorg.conf. r500 comes with
> xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.6.3-3.22.el5.i386.rpm.
> X server rpm is xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.1.1-48.52.el5.
> Rotation feature is not working. When I change rotation using gnome-display
> properties or using xrandr command,
> The screen is not rotating. Instead of rotation the screen's some part in
> the right side becomes unusable and
> graphics gets distorted when we move any windows to that space.
> I am attaching my xorg.conf  and Xorg.0.log files.
> Please give some suggestion.

The xserver and driver you are using are really old.  I suspect that
combination doesn't support rotation.  You'd probably want to upgrade
to newer versions.


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