24 inch monitor only being seen as 22 inches -

Hi All,

I currently use a laptop display and then use a HDMI cable to connect to an external display. It is a LG 24ml44b however it is only being seen as 22". Here is the printout from inxi -Fazy, please let me know if I can provide anything else to help.

  Kernel: 5.15.2-1-rt19-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
  parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.15-rt-x86_64
  root=UUID=efc1528c-9da4-4655-84f1-44cb64a66f61 rw quiet
  root=/dev/mapper/luks-bb1d878d-8504-44f3-a6b8-0b0f3a543a67 apparmor=1
  Desktop: Xfce 4.16.0 tk: Gtk 3.24.29 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm 4.16.1 vt: 7
  dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Manjaro Linux base: Arch Linux
  Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 20X3001CUS v: ThinkPad L15 Gen 2
  serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: LENOVO model: 20X3001CUS v: SDK0J40697 WIN
  serial: <superuser required> UEFI: LENOVO v: R1JET20W (1.09 )
  date: 01/22/2021
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 45.0 Wh (98.7%) condition: 45.6/45.7 Wh (99.6%)
  volts: 12.5 min: 11.1 model: Celxpert 5B10W13897 type: Li-poly
  serial: <filter> status: Charging cycles: 52
  Info: Quad Core model: 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 bits: 64 type: MT MCP
  arch: Tiger Lake family: 6 model-id: 8C (140) stepping: 1 microcode: 88
  cache: L1: 320 KiB L2: 5 MiB L3: 8 MiB
  flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  bogomips: 38707
  Speed: 1227 MHz min/max: 400/4200 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1300 2: 1276
  3: 1271 4: 1294 5: 1267 6: 1300 7: 1299 8: 1300
  Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
  Type: l1tf status: Not affected
  Type: mds status: Not affected
  Type: meltdown status: Not affected
  Type: spec_store_bypass
  mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp
  Type: spectre_v1
  mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Enhanced IBRS, IBPB: conditional, RSB filling
  Type: srbds status: Not affected
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
  Device-1: Intel TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] vendor: Lenovo
  driver: i915 v: kernel bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:9a49 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: IMC Networks Integrated Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
  bus-ID: 3-7:3 chip-ID: 13d3:56ff class-ID: 0e02
  Display: x11 server: X.Org compositor: xfwm4 v: 4.16.1 driver:
  loaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa display-ID: :0.0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3840x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 1016x286mm (40.0x11.3")
  s-diag: 1055mm (41.6")
  Monitor-1: eDP-1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 142 size: 344x194mm (13.5x7.6")
  diag: 395mm (15.5")
  Monitor-2: HDMI-1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 102
  size: 480x270mm (18.9x10.6") diag: 551mm (21.7")
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel Xe Graphics (TGL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.2.5
  direct render: Yes
  Device-1: Intel Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Audio vendor: Lenovo
  driver: sof-audio-pci-intel-tgl
  alternate: snd_hda_intel,snd_sof_pci_intel_tgl bus-ID: 00:1f.3
  chip-ID: 8086:a0c8 class-ID: 0401
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.2-1-rt19-MANJARO running: yes
  Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no
  Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
  Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.40 running: no
  Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V vendor: Lenovo driver: e1000e v: kernel
  port: N/A bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15fc class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp0s31f6 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel bus-ID: 09:00.0
  chip-ID: 8086:2723 class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp9s0 state: up mac: <filter>
  Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 14.19 GiB (3.0%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Crucial model: CT500P2SSD8
  size: 465.76 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
  lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: P2CR033 temp: 30.9 C scheme: GPT
  ID-1: / raw-size: 456.66 GiB size: 448.42 GiB (98.20%)
  used: 14.19 GiB (3.2%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
  mapped: luks-bb1d878d-8504-44f3-a6b8-0b0f3a543a67
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%)
  used: 440 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
  Kernel: swappiness: 60 (default) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 8.8 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2
  dev: /dev/dm-1 maj-min: 254:1
  mapped: luks-4dfdbf81-761e-410a-bbb9-13eea8c831d3
  System Temperatures: cpu: 43.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): fan-1: 0
  Processes: 312 Uptime: 31m wakeups: 5 Memory: 7.43 GiB
  used: 2.48 GiB (33.4%) Init: systemd v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers:
  gcc: 11.1.0 Packages: pacman: 1117 lib: 312 flatpak: 0 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.8
  running-in: xfce4-terminal inxi: 3.3.09

If the above is the expected resolution - then it is a bug en your monitors firmware as info is drawn from the monitor.

There is really only one thing you do - ignore it.

I see, thank you for your response and sorry it took me so long to reply.

Is there any way I could possibly get the sound through my HDMI port to work? I can select the HDMI port in the sound menu but no volume is produced.

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