PreferredMode is ignored?

Adam K Kirchhoff adamk at
Fri Aug 22 09:02:27 PDT 2008

On Thursday 21 August 2008 11:23:07 Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out how to start up two monitors (both attached to a
> radeon x1300) at two different resolutions by default.  The DVI-0 monitor
> should start up at 1280x1024 and the VGA-0 monitor should be at 1152x864. 
> If I set my PreferredMode to 1280x1024 for both, they both start up at that
> resolution, in the correct location.  If I set the PreferredMode for VGA-0
> (and *just* VGA-0) to 1152x864, both monitors start up at 1152x864.   I can
> then use xrandr to increase the resolution on DVI-0 to 1280x1024.
> I'm attaching my xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log file.  Any advice would be
> greatly appreciated.
> Adam

Well, if there are no objections, and if no one can confirm that this is the 
expected behaviour I will go ahead and open up a bug report.


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