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Re: RANDR 1.2 heads up



On Mon, 2007-03-12 at 11:13 -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:

> I have a laptop with i945 graphics. Any reason why the screen would be
> limited like it seems to be:
> 
> continuity> xrandr
> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 800, maximum 1280 x 1280
> VGA connected (normal left inverted right)
>    1280x1024      75.0     59.9  
>    1152x864       74.8  
>    1024x768       75.1     60.0  
>    800x600        75.0     60.3  
>    640x480        75.0     60.0  
>    720x400        70.1  
> LVDS connected 1280x800+0+0 (normal left inverted right) 261mm x 163mm
>    1280x800       60.0*+   60.0  
>    1280x768       60.0  
>    1280x720       60.0  
>    1024x768       60.0  
>    800x600        60.3  
>    640x480        59.9  
> TV disconnected (normal left inverted right)
> continuity> xrandr --output VGA --mode 1280x1024 --pos 1281x0
> xrandr: screen cannot be larger than 1280x1280 (desired size 2561x1024)
> continuity> xrandr --output VGA --mode 1024x768 --pos 1281x0
> xrandr: screen cannot be larger than 1280x1280 (desired size 2305x800)
> continuity> xrandr --output LDVS --mode 1280x800 --output VGA --mode 1024x768 --pos 1281x0
> xrandr: screen cannot be larger than 1280x1280 (desired size 2305x800)
> continuity> 

The display size is limited at server startup, because XAA's memory
allocator is spectacularly bad.  I don't know if there's a good
workaround for this.  Try setting a Virtual size in the Screen section
of xorg.conf?

- ajax


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