Recognizing Monitor Resolution 19" Widescreen

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sun Sep 16 08:32:21 PDT 2007

Geert Jan Klinkhamer wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Iiyama Prolite E1900WS-S1 (19" Widesreen, 1440x900) monitor.
> I tell X by starting (Xorg.conf) that my monitor has a resolution of 1440x900.
> After starting X the resolution is 2880x900. I understand from the X logging 
> during startup it is trying to set the resolution to 1440x900 but set its to 
> 2880x900. 
> How can I change this, so it will start with a resulotion of 1440x900, and 
> where is it getting the 2880x900 value?
> attachments is the startup log for Xorg.
> Please help.

This is a bug in the proprietary "fglrx" driver. You should report it 
directly to ATI, not to this list. Also, you may want to compile and try 
the open-source (but very slow) "avivo" driver.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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