F8t1: not able to use the whole screen

Thomas M Steenholdt tmus at tmus.dk
Fri Jul 27 01:04:32 UTC 2007

yonas Abraham wrote:
> On 7/26/07, Thomas M Steenholdt <tmus at tmus.dk> wrote:
>> yonas Abraham wrote:
>> > I am using a 19" wide screen flat panel monitor, and after
>> > successfully installed Rawhide (F8T1) yesterday, I found that like
>> > about 10% of the screen on the left side is just black and unusable. I
>> > taught the screen just shifted to the right, but no. The resolution is
>> > set correctly (1400x900).
>> >
>> > /yonas
>> >
>> I've seen similar, only on slightly earlier versions of stuff...
>> Make sure You are using the very latest driver (i810 in my case).
>> If you're using an analog (VGA) connection to the monitor, make sure the
>> cable is of a good quality. This is actually the one that solved things
>> for me. The original cable was not broken as such, just a very cheap 
>> cable.
>> Hope it helps.
> The machine workes fine if I boot to F7. and it had worked FC4 till F8T1.
> /yonas

Try using a gtf generated modeline, then.


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