PreferredMode is ignored?

Dave Airlie airlied at
Fri Aug 22 14:59:11 PDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 2:02 AM, Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at> wrote:
> 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.

Does this happen in 1.5/master?

I fixed some issues in the area before..


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