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Re: xorg virtual / panning question



On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 19:23 +0100, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> 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)
----
I see what you're saying and I'm doubting that the committed code from
December has actually made it into the 1.6 version of xserver in
Fedora-11-Beta. I'm not using the lack of mention in the man page
because that kind of thing can often be overlooked.

As for xorg guys...I've sent 3 e-mails to the xorg list and all I get is
crickets.

Thanks

Craig


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