radeon 9000 (rv250) dvi 1920x1200 troubles

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed May 14 12:09:19 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Andre Puschmann
<andre.puschmann at stud.tu-ilmenau.de> wrote:
> Hey guys,
>  sorry for waisting this thread again.
>  Unfortunately, I am still having problems with permanently adding the
>  configuration to the Xorg settings.
>  I added the modeline to my xorg.conf and also set "PreferredMode" but it
>  doesn't work. I also tried to disable DDC (at the display and at xorg.conf).
>  However, I am still getting something like this:
>  (**) RADEON(0): Option "PreferredMode" "1920x1200"
>  (WW) RADEON(0): Option "PreferredMode" is not used
>  Any hints?

You'll have to add the option and modeline to the monitor section
associated with the output in question since your card supports
multiple outputs.  see this page for more info:


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