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Re: xorg virtual / panning question

2009/4/10 Sharpe, Sam J <sam sharpe+lists redhat gmail com>:
> 2009/4/10 Craig White <craigwhite azapple com>:
>> I am getting no traction on xorg mail list - perhaps I cannot ask in a
>> way that makes them answer but the idea is...
>> Fedora 11 Beta (xrandr 1.3 - yeah!)
>> If I manually execute the command...
>> xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1024x600 --panning 1280x1024
>> I sort of get what I want...well, the background is tiled but my tiny
>> 1024x600 screen becomes usable with panning and I can't understand why I
>> can't achieve this simply with xorg.conf.
>> Can anyone see what changes I need to make?
> <snip>
> I know very little about this but I was keeping an eye on it for my eeePC 701.
> The changelog for Xorg 1.5.99 says:
> Matthias Hopf (5):
>      randr: Add monitor option "Panning" for initial panning configuration
> So that says to me that somewhere in your Xorg.conf Monitor section
> you should have a Panning keyword - which you don't have.
> Looks like you'll have to dig around in Google though as I haven't
> seen any easy source of information about it,

Or you could look at the code:

Looks to me like:

Section "Monitor"
     Panning       1280x1024

might do it...

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