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Re: Where does 8.0/amd64's X server get resolution from?
> OK. Then we should make it by the book ;)
> 1. run Xorg -configure (preferably as root)
> it should create xorg.conf.new in current directory
It put it in /root/xorg.conf.new, not in . (which was /etc/X11).
Fortunately, it said where it put it.
I then stripped out the SubSection "Display" clauses with Depth values
other than 24, and added a line Modes "1280x1024" to that subsection.
The result helps, somewhat. With that xorg.conf, it runs 1280x1024 if
the monitor is connected at X server startup time even if it wasn't at
boot time. Unfortunately it still does not make it run 1280x1024 if
the monitor is not connected at X server startup time.
I'm going to be seeing if I can find enough doc on xorg.conf to figure
out what's going on and how to fix it.
> 3. Check "Device" Section, maybe a valid driver already was detected?
After stripping comments, the Device section reads
> BTW: is there something interesting in dmesg about current video
I don't know what might count as interesting. I'm also not sure I can
identify everything video-related.
So I've put my kernel config and /var/run/dmesg.boot up on my FTP
server, ftp.rodents-montreal.org, in /mouse/misc, under the names GEN80
(kernel config) and dmesg.boot (/var/run/dmesg.boot). I do have
changes between the stock 8.0 source tree and the one in use; in case
anyone is interested in them, a list of affected files is in
changed-files, with the actual diffs in changes. (There are two
changesets I didn't include, one because it's uninteresting and the
other because it's huge: I removed all .gitignore files and I removed
all CVS directories. But those are the first changes I did and the
diff is relative to the result of doing them.)
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