keep xorg from auto-detecting
On Sat, 2007-12-15 at 21:40 -0800, Tod Merley wrote:
> On Dec 15, 2007 9:09 PM, Brain Centipedes <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to keep Xorg from auto-detecting video resolution in
> > Fedora 8?
> > On Fedora 7 I just put the correct video settings in /etc/X11/xorg.conf and
> > everything was fine. But in Fedora 8 it tries to detect my resolution and
> > gets things wrong. So I edited xorg.conf, but X is ignoring the settings in
> > the conf file and still trying to detect things itself. Any ideas?
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> Hi Brain Centipedes!
> This is just my first thought - check the permissions of the xorg.conf
> you edited (the result) - also check the contents of
> /var/log/Xorg.0.log. Look for (WW) and (EE) lines in particular.
> Re-establish your edited xorg.conf - try again - then look.
Maybe editing it, by running the system-config-display and selecting
your resolution that way?
Or as normal user, select Menu/System/Preferences/Hardware/Screen
Resolution and try selecting that way.
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