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Re: My (unpleasant) fedora 10 installation experience



On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 19:04 +0000, Cry wrote:
> Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot <at> laposte.net> writes:
> 
> 
> > xorg in Fedora now runs in no-configuration-file mode which means the
> > layout preferences have to be read somewhere else.
> 
> Which brings in my Fedora 10 install experience.  If you have no xorg.conf You
> CAN NOT DUAL HEAD!!!!!  You need to set Virtual big enough.  xrandr is useless
> if there isn't a big enough virtual to support the monitor.  The default with no
> xorg.conf should be the largest virtual possible.

No, it shouldn't be, because that burns memory on integrated graphics
machines like Intel, and because it destroys your ability to do 3d on
older cards, and and and.

We do have a heuristic to pick a plausible virtual size based on how
much video memory you have.  It's not perfect, nor can it ever be.
We're hoping for F11 to have it fixed so the screen is dynamically
resizable.

- ajax

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