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Old 06-25-2012, 04:13 PM
Adam Williamson
Default Frame Buffer and X screen are bigger than my Display after kernel update

On Mon, 2012-06-25 at 15:48 +0100, Ali Yazdi wrote:
> Hi,
> I updated my kernel few days ago from 3.3.7 to 3.4.3-1 ( both fedora
> package). From that time, both X and Frame buffer outputs are bigger
> than my Screen monitor. I am using nouveau. KDE display setting is
> showing that resolution is about 2400X2000 s ( Not the exact number as
> I am not using that kernel now). But my native display resolution is
> 1920x1080.
> I searched and found this:
> http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Nouveau#Framebuffer_does_not_fill_screen_or_is_lar ger_than_screen
> I tried to set the display resolution by adding
> display=LVDS-1:1920X1080 to kernel param in Grub. It actually works
> and changed my resolution but still the screen is still bigger than my
> monitor and I am being shown only the top left part of display. When I
> boot with the old kernel everything is OK. Here is lspci;
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT216 [GeForce
> GT 330M] (rev a2)
> Any Idea?

This is the list for the GNOME desktop in Fedora, so it's the wrong
place for this. Since it sounds like a straightforward bug, why not just
report it to http://bugzilla.redhat.com, against Fedora 17 and the
'xorg-x11-drv-nouveau' component?
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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