VESA Driver does not see 1920x1200_60.00 of HP LP2465 on RV370 Radeon

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Jan 21 10:38:44 UTC 2020

On 2020-01-21 12:31 a.m., Danie Wessels wrote:
> On 20/01/2020 15:39, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>> On 2020-01-20 6:37 a.m., Danie Wessels wrote:
>>> On 17/01/2020 13:16, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>>>> On 2020-01-16 10:49 p.m., Danie Wessels wrote:
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> I have just upgraded Centos 7 to 8 on this same hardware and previous
>>>>> gnome installation was fine with 1920x1200 resolution on the HP LP2465
>>>>> (24" ) monitor. (BTW: Upgrade did not go smooth due to insufficient
>>>>> space on root partition).
>>>>> The problem is that the maximum resolution available for selection is
>>>>> now only 1280x1024. Not sure if fglrx driver should now be used
>>>>> instead
>>>>> of VESA. I don't know the next step to get the auto detect to correct
>>>>> this.
>>>> The next step is to check dmesg for why the radeon kernel driver didn't
>>>> initialize HW acceleration.
>>> Thank you for your response.
>>> I had look but, don't see anything. See attached file a.
>> There's no trace of the radeon kernel driver even getting loaded. Does
>> running
>>   sudo modprobe radeon
>> manually work? If yes, maybe it's blacklisted e.g. in a file under
>> /etc/modprobe.d/. If no, provide the output from modprobe and from dmesg
>> after trying it.
> sudo modprobe radeon
> [sudo] password for danie:
> modprobe: FATAL: Module radeon not found in directory
> /lib/modules/4.18.0-147.3.1.el8_1.x86_64

Looks like it's missing. Is the kernel-modules-4.18.0-147.3.1.el8_1
package installed?

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |     
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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