[Xorg-driver-geode] The RandR-"unable to set rotation" issue in AMD Geode LX platform

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Wed Jun 2 08:35:16 PDT 2010


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Cui, Hunk <Hunk.Cui at amd.com> wrote:

>  Hi, Tim & Frank,
>         From the Ubuntu BTS: ***
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-geode*<https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-geode>,
> I sum up two unsolved issue.
>         The first issue is about the geode driver do not display 1024x600
> screen in some 16:9 netbook, because the Geode LX driver does not support
> the 16:9 screen, in common situation, the default is setup to 4:3 screen
> (1024x768), so some guys want to set 1024x600, the only method is add a
> common line in xorg.conf file, see following:

The commits that were pushed in master branch ought to solve this issue;
they use the EDID information to validate the modes.

This has been in use here at company for a while and ought to be safe; the
most important thing for those to be work even better is an updated PLL


Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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