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Re: Fedora 8 review (OT, Changing X' configuration)



On Dec 22, 2007 3:40 AM, Gilboa Davara <gilboad gmail com> wrote:
> > Let's not forget the moment where I'm standing in front of a class
> > about to give a presentation, and I have to reboot because I can't get
> > X to recognize the projector without that.  We're waiting for it to
> > reboot, and I start telling them stories about how the Fedora Art team
> > works, and just keeping people interested until I start the
> > presentation.
> >
> > Let's see someone using Wintendo do that :P
> >
> > -Yaakov
> >
>
> Restart?!?!?!
> Shouldn't Zap (Ctrl-Alt-BS) or Logout work?
>
> I can't remember ever having to restart the machine in-order to change
> something in X's configuration... (including driver.ko and X.org version
> updates)

It's an Intel chip, GMA965.  I probably could have restarted X, but
you never know. Gateway puts funny stuff in their BIOSes, and it
seemed like it would be a better idea to do something I know would
work than wait on 5 possibilities.

-Yaakov


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