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Re: RANDR 1.2 heads up



On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 20:51 -0400, Jean-Rene Cormier wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 18:19 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > - Gnome randr applet crashes. Like, instantly.
> > - Old school xrandr options sometimes do nonintuitive things,
> > particularly for rotation.
> > - DPI is only loosely related to reality.
> > - panel sometimes gets very confused about positioning.
> > - i865 and below probably don't work.
> 
> What exactly won't work with i865 and below? I have manually rebuilt
> Xorg and quite a few other packages on my FC6 installation to get RANDR
> 1.2 and it works for some things on my i855. I can turn monitors on and
> off, change the resolution (sometimes). Though sometimes the laptop
> froze after bootup or while the screensaver was on.

LVDS panels in particular, which usually means laptops.  The rumor is
something like they'll occasionally program the right timing values
just by luck.

- ajax


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