Disconnected DVI-0 with x1950/xf86-video-ati as of 6.11.0

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 08:54:50 PDT 2009

On 3/8/09, Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> I have a radeon x1950 in this machine and, starting with 6.11.0 it does not
> detect a monitor on DVI-0 if I use a VGA extension cable. I've also had a
> problem with the driver properly detecting supported modes with this
> extension cable, but have worked around it by defining modes and
> PreferredMode. Only now even that doesn't work. xrandr simply shows DVI-0 as
> disconnected. If I remove extension cable and go straight from the monitor
> to the DVI-0 port (via DVI --> VGA adapter which I also use with the
> extension) it works fine.

fixed now in git.


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