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Re: xorg virtual / panning question



2009/4/10 Craig White <craigwhite azapple com>:
> On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 16:43 +0100, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
>> 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:
>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?h=panning-for-server-1.6&id=44b89dc0a5aa23df69539754fb76c67c310530db
>>
>> Looks to me like:
>>
>> Section "Monitor"
>> <snip>
>>      Panning       1280x1024
>> EndSection
>>
>> might do it...
> ----
> death - death I say...
>
> Parse error on line 44 of section Monitor in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
>        "Panning" is not a valid keyword in this section.

Have you tried:

Option "Panning" "1280x1024"

If you download the src.rpm for Xorg in F11b, Panning is definitely in
hw/xfree86/modes/xf86Crtc.c ... so it /should/ work...

-- 
Sam


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