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Re: xorg virtual / panning question



2009/4/10 Craig White <craigwhite azapple com>:
> On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 19:01 +0100, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
>> 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...
>>
> ----
> In 'Monitor' section...it seems to be ignored.
>
> # grep Panning /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> (**) intel(0): Option "Panning" "1280x1024"
> (WW) intel(0): Option "Panning" is not used
>
> In 'Display' subsection of 'Screen' instead, likewise
>
> # grep Panning /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> (WW) intel(0): Option "Panning" is not used
>
> It may not be compatible with one of the modules that I asserted but
> X.org.0.log doesn't suggest that to be the problem.

Oh well, at least you've got some extra info to go back to bothering
the Xorg guys with ;o)

-- 
Sam


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