Intel driver does not honor Preferred Mode

Stefan Dirsch sndirsch at
Tue Oct 9 09:55:28 PDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 11:03:40AM -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:
> My TMDS-1 connected monitor does not like the default 1600x1200 
> resolution used by X. I have created a new mode for this resolution that 
> works for me. Unfortunately, the intel driver does not honor the 
> "PreferredMode" option in my Monitor section.
> I'm using a gentoo ebuild, and I am trying to debug it, but it doesn't 
> seem to build anything within src/modes and a grep on for 
> "using initial mode" shows that the code that outputs that line in the 
> xorg log file is not included in the Where is the mode 
> choosing code compiled into?

Keith provided a fix, but the bugreport is still open. :-(

Best regards,

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