Regressions when upgrading 7.2 -> 7.4, ATI Radeon 9250 PCI

Jeremy Henty onepoint at
Tue Apr 21 13:21:33 PDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 06:35:30PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Jeremy Henty <onepoint at> wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 02:54:13PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> >> These  are all   related  to the  EDID  in  your  monitor.  First
> >>  the  1600x1200   mode  it   announces  doesn't   seem  to  work,
> >>  secondly, it has bogus size data:  54 x 3688 mm.  The bogus size
> >>  data is  what causes the   DPI  to  be   calculated  incorrectly
> >>  which  causes  your  font problems.
> >
> > OK,  that's clear. Can the bogus  size data be fixed  with a quirk
> > too?
> Yes.   There are  already quite  a few  quirks for  similarly busted
> EDIDs.  Please file  a bug: and include
> your xorg logs and configs and we'll get it fixed up.

Done.  I have submitted the black screen and font problems separately.

What about  the fact the  Xorg 7.4 doesn't  detect my video  card even
though Xorg 7.2 did?  Is that worth a bug report too?


Jeremy Henty

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