Subject: Re: configuring X (was Re: next major release after 2.0: 2.1 or
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 07/27/2004 14:45:26
On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Martin Husemann wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 01:05:38PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > By the way, I didn't try the new ddcprobe yet, since I don't have a
> > -current system to try at this time.
> Isn't "X -configure" doing all this already?

Not in many cases.

> I never had to mess with the config file since XFree 4.4, besides on this

You have had good luck.

I often still have to manually set refresh and sync amounts, and choose
default depths.

> strange 1680x1050 dell notebook display (where the mode lines wouldn't have
> been found anyway).

Why? Did you try Simon's ddcprobe?

 Jeremy C. Reed

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