Some issues in F11

Bradley pursley001 at
Fri Jul 10 11:19:36 UTC 2009

On 06/29/2009 10:06 AM, Todd Denniston wrote:
> Bradley wrote, On 06/27/2009 06:16 AM:
>> On 06/26/2009 02:37 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
>>> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:15:07 -0500
>>> Bradley wrote:
>>>> *This means that /Xorg/ is WRONG! *Now, how do I force /Xorg/ to 
>>>> accept
>>>> the proposed display setting?
>>> If you want to play the game, you'd have to download the source
>>> rpm for the sis driver and look for the place it prints
>>> the "illegal horizontal timings" message and see what data
>>> it is really checking and where that came from and maybe find
>>> some place that can influence it - loads of fun if you have
>>> nothing better to do :-).
>>> Short of that there might actually be a sis man page that
>>> describes options you can set in xorg.conf to tell the driver
>>> things (like maybe ignore what you imagine to be the horizontal
>>> timing limit).
>> Ugh! My wife won't like to hear about me spending my time on that. 
>> But, if I don't have any other choice....
>> Bradley
> Another option might be submitting a bugzilla entry against Xorg to 
> inform the developers that X has and should work with these settings, 
> and thus Xorg has a bug.
> They might already know which line to change. :)

Filed Bug# 22499 for this problem.


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