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Old 07-09-2008, 03:18 PM
"Damon L. Chesser"
 
Default Fwd: xorg reconfigure problem after upgrade

I am forwarding you message to the list, there some one can help you better
then I.
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Subject: Re: xorg reconfigure problem after upgrade
Date: Wednesday 09 July 2008
From: Can-Hua Chen <chencanhua@fudan.edu.cn>
To: "Damon L. Chesser" <damon@damtek.com>

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 12:48:47AM -0400, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 July 2008 12:31:31 am Can-Hua Chen wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 11:41:52PM -0400, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 08 July 2008 11:35:14 pm Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 08 July 2008 11:25:12 pm Can-Hua Chen wrote:
> > > > > I just dist-upgrade (testing), and found that
> > > > > "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" doesn't
> > > > > prompt for driver, monitor configuration as
> > > > > before, but only keyboard and mouse configure.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is it new policy of xserver-xorg package?
> > > > > Or my system has problem after this dist-upgrade?
> > > > >
> > > > > Any hint is appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > http://wiki.debian.org/XStrikeForce/HowToRandR12
> > > > http://intellinuxgraphics.org/dualhead.html
> > > >
> > > > those options you asked about are not automaticaly detected, MOSTLY
> > > > right. When it is wrong, you need the first link to fix it.
> > > >
> > > > HTH
> > >
> > > eh-hemmm! I meant "are now automaticaly detected" not "are not
> > > automaticaly detected". Sorry if this caused confusion.
> >
> > Thanks.
> > So you mean xserver package now is capable of detect the
> > right my Intel driver so that a query about driver and monitor
> > during dpkg-reconfigure is not needed any more?
>
> Yes, most of the time, not all of the time. For when it does not, you need
> that info I posted.

I just dpkg-reconfigure again. Xserver now runs well using
the auto-generated conf. However, additional functions of my
touchpad are not enabled, including right-click region and
scroll region.


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