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I upgraded my old 1920x1200 to a new 2560x1440 Dell U2713HM and it works great in xserver but I cant get the grub and tty's to use it :(

The strange thing is that when I run sudo hwinfo --framebuffer I don’t get any rez even close... not even any 16:9 ones!

02: None 00.0: 11001 VESA Framebuffer                           
  [Created at bios.464]
  Unique ID: rdCR.J0jS5Z2v6tD
  Hardware Class: framebuffer
  Model: "(C) 1988-2005, ATI Technologies Inc.  CYPRESS"
  Vendor: "(C) 1988-2005, ATI Technologies Inc. "
  Device: "CYPRESS"
  SubVendor: "ATI ATOMBIOS"
  SubDevice: 
  Revision: "01.00"
  Memory Size: 16 MB
  Memory Range: 0xd0000000-0xd0ffffff (rw)
  Mode 0x0300: 640x400 (+640), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0301: 640x480 (+640), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0303: 800x600 (+832), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0305: 1024x768 (+1024), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0307: 1280x1024 (+1280), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0310: 640x480 (+1280), 15 bits
  Mode 0x0311: 640x480 (+1280), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0313: 800x600 (+1600), 15 bits
  Mode 0x0314: 800x600 (+1600), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0316: 1024x768 (+2048), 15 bits
  Mode 0x0317: 1024x768 (+2048), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0319: 1280x1024 (+2560), 15 bits
  Mode 0x031a: 1280x1024 (+2560), 16 bits
  Mode 0x030d: 320x200 (+640), 15 bits
  Mode 0x030e: 320x200 (+640), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0320: 320x200 (+1280), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0393: 320x240 (+320), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0395: 320x240 (+640), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0396: 320x240 (+1280), 24 bits
  Mode 0x03b3: 512x384 (+512), 8 bits
  Mode 0x03b5: 512x384 (+1024), 16 bits
  Mode 0x03b6: 512x384 (+2048), 24 bits
  Mode 0x03c3: 640x350 (+640), 8 bits
  Mode 0x03c5: 640x350 (+1280), 16 bits
  Mode 0x03c6: 640x350 (+2560), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0333: 720x400 (+768), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0335: 720x400 (+1472), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0336: 720x400 (+2944), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0353: 1152x864 (+1152), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0355: 1152x864 (+2304), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0356: 1152x864 (+4608), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0363: 1280x960 (+1280), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0365: 1280x960 (+2560), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0366: 1280x960 (+5120), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0321: 640x480 (+2560), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0322: 800x600 (+3200), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0323: 1024x768 (+4096), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0324: 1280x1024 (+5120), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0343: 1400x1050 (+1408), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0345: 1400x1050 (+2816), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0346: 1400x1050 (+5632), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0373: 1600x1200 (+1600), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0375: 1600x1200 (+3200), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0376: 1600x1200 (+6400), 24 bits
  Mode 0x0383: 1792x1344 (+1792), 8 bits
  Mode 0x0385: 1792x1344 (+3584), 16 bits
  Mode 0x0386: 1792x1344 (+7168), 24 bits
  Mode 0x03d3: 1856x1392 (+1856), 8 bits
  Mode 0x03d5: 1856x1392 (+3712), 16 bits
  Mode 0x03d6: 1856x1392 (+7424), 24 bits
  Mode 0x03e3: 1920x1440 (+1920), 8 bits
  Mode 0x03e5: 1920x1440 (+3840), 16 bits
  Mode 0x03e6: 1920x1440 (+7680), 24 bits
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown

Before changing my monitor I had my native 1920x1200 in there... but thats gone also.

I have my monitor plugged into the display-port on my API Radeon HD 5800 and I have tryed with and with out the fglrx drivers.

Also, with my current grub settings I dont get any tty at all... just black.

Thanks in advance!

More info:

➜ ~ sudo cat /etc/default/grub

GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
GRUB_TIMEOUT=10
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""

#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480
GRUB_GFXMODE=2560x1440x24
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD=keep
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=2560x1440

➜ ~ sudo hwinfo --gfxcard

32: PCI 200.0: 0300 VGA compatible controller (VGA)             
  [Created at pci.318]
  Unique ID: B35A.3j8E+X8dGB9
  Parent ID: _Znp.tNEQ+lap0xA
  SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.0/0000:02:00.0
  SysFS BusID: 0000:02:00.0
  Hardware Class: graphics card
  Model: "ATI VGA compatible controller"
  Vendor: pci 0x1002 "ATI Technologies Inc"
  Device: pci 0x6899 
  SubVendor: pci 0x1682 "XFX Pine Group Inc."
  SubDevice: pci 0x2970 
  Driver: "fglrx_pci"
  Driver Modules: "fglrx"
  Memory Range: 0xd0000000-0xdfffffff (ro,non-prefetchable)
  Memory Range: 0xf8720000-0xf873ffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
  I/O Ports: 0xe000-0xefff (rw)
  Memory Range: 0xf8700000-0xf871ffff (ro,non-prefetchable,disabled)
  IRQ: 75 (15529 events)
  I/O Ports: 0x3c0-0x3df (rw)
  Module Alias: "pci:v00001002d00006899sv00001682sd00002970bc03sc00i00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: radeon is not active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe radeon"
  Driver Info #1:
    Driver Status: fglrx is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe fglrx"
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
  Attached to: #10 (PCI bridge)

Primary display adapter: #32

➜ grub.d sudo hwinfo --monitor

83: None 00.0: 10002 LCD Monitor                                
  [Created at monitor.95]
  Unique ID: rdCR.qXFy4btOAM4
  Hardware Class: monitor
  Model: "DELL U2713HM"
  Vendor: DEL "DELL"
  Device: eisa 0x4080 "DELL U2713HM"
  Serial ID: "GK0KD28F165L"
  Resolution: 720x400@70Hz
  Resolution: 640x480@60Hz
  Resolution: 640x480@75Hz
  Resolution: 800x600@60Hz
  Resolution: 800x600@75Hz
  Resolution: 1024x768@60Hz
  Resolution: 1024x768@75Hz
  Resolution: 1280x1024@75Hz
  Resolution: 1152x864@75Hz
  Resolution: 2560x1440@60Hz
  Size: 597x336 mm
  Detailed Timings #0:
     Resolution: 2560x1440
     Horizontal: 2560 2608 2640 2720 (+48 +80 +160) -hsync
       Vertical: 1440 1443 1448 1481 (+3 +8 +41) +vsync
    Frequencies: 241.50 MHz, 88.79 kHz, 59.95 Hz
  Driver Info #0:
    Max. Resolution: 2560x1440
    Vert. Sync Range: 49-86 Hz
    Hor. Sync Range: 29-113 kHz
    Bandwidth: 241 MHz
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown

84: None 00.1: 10002 LCD Monitor
  [Created at monitor.95]
  Unique ID: jyhG.qXFy4btOAM4
  Hardware Class: monitor
  Model: "DELL U2713HM"
  Vendor: DEL "DELL"
  Device: eisa 0x4080 "DELL U2713HM"
  Serial ID: "GK0KD28F165L"
  Resolution: 720x400@70Hz
  Resolution: 640x480@60Hz
  Resolution: 640x480@75Hz
  Resolution: 800x600@60Hz
  Resolution: 800x600@75Hz
  Resolution: 1024x768@60Hz
  Resolution: 1024x768@75Hz
  Resolution: 1280x1024@75Hz
  Resolution: 1152x864@75Hz
  Resolution: 2560x1440@60Hz
  Size: 597x336 mm
  Detailed Timings #0:
     Resolution: 2560x1440
     Horizontal: 2560 2608 2640 2720 (+48 +80 +160) -hsync
       Vertical: 1440 1443 1448 1481 (+3 +8 +41) +vsync
    Frequencies: 241.50 MHz, 88.79 kHz, 59.95 Hz
  Driver Info #0:
    Max. Resolution: 2560x1440
    Vert. Sync Range: 49-86 Hz
    Hor. Sync Range: 29-113 kHz
    Bandwidth: 241 MHz
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
share|improve this question
    
uvesafb with v86d works for me on Arch. Since this is Ubuntu SE site it's not really an answer, but maybe you should check it out. –  Boris B. Jun 29 '13 at 15:02
    
Thanks for the help, at this point anything would be an option, but v86d cat /sys/.../uvesafb.0/vbe_modes is showing the same odd modes as vesa... :( I'm beginning to think my card doesn’t send the correct stuff when using display port. –  complistic Jun 30 '13 at 5:23
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