[Bug 3731] Re: Xorg resolution falling back to 640x480 and/or 800x600 when h/v freqs incorrect
nolancheck at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 28 22:00:34 UTC 2007
OK. This is from the X.Org mailing list (I wrote to it):
> Julien Cristau wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 20:13:15 -0700, Nolan Check wrote:
>>> I own a Toshiba Tecra 8000 laptop. The display device is a NeoMagic
>>> MagicGraph256AV, which uses the NM2200 chipset. The monitor goes up to
>>> 1024x768. When I install Xubuntu Gutsy Tribe 5 (with latest updates), it
>>> fails to detect the screen resolutions properly. It maxes out at 640x480
>>> until I adjust the HorizSync and VertSync parameters in
>>> /etc/X11/xorg.conf. The reason for this seems to be that X.Org fails to
>>> call the video BIOS function to get monitor data. (See attached
>>> During the VBE DDC transfer, it gets "01 ILLEGAL X86 EXTENDED OPCODE".
>>> That indicates the opcode "0F 01", correct? The INVPLG instruction.
>> Looks a bit like https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11842 .
>> See also http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=404885#46
> Wow, it's just a one-character change to the code! I'd really like to try
> that patch. I guess it's time for me to figure out how to compile X.Org.
Xorg resolution falling back to 640x480 and/or 800x600 when h/v freqs incorrect
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