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Re: Rawhide install 9/10



On Sun, 2006-09-10 at 13:04 -0500, Justin Conover wrote:
> 
> 
> On 9/10/06, Alan Cox <alan redhat com> wrote:
>         On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 10:59:02AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
>         > xorg.conf is supposed to be dead minimal.  It figures things
>         out by probing
>         > the monitor and video card. It will choose the highest
>         agreeable resolution 
>         > to use.  You can override with a personal (IE per user)
>         preference for
>         > resolution using System -> Preferences -> Screen Resolution.
>         
>         Unfortunately this is based upon a set of bogus suppositions. 
>         
>         > Your X should Just Work with very minimal content in
>         xorg.conf.  Please file a
>         > bug with your monitor and video card information if this is
>         not working for
>         > you.
>         
>         It doesn't (not because of X but due to the display), and
>         system-config-display 
>         doesn't let me set the resolution so the end result is that
>         gdm isn't usable
>         and this isn't fixable.
>         
>         And the bugs about system-config-display are filed, have been
>         for a while.
>         Once they get fixed so you can set the gdm mode then I agree
>         the personal 
>         preferences for modes will be great.
>         
>         Alan
>         
>         --
> 
> I just want "xorgconfig" back so I can do things manually if I  so
> desire. 

Sounds like this is going to need to be in the Release Notes.

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