firefox/minefield screen resolution

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Sat Feb 16 18:16:16 UTC 2008

Le samedi 16 février 2008 à 11:50 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III a écrit :
> >>>>> "dp" == darrell pfeifer <darrellpf at> writes:
> dp> The screen is physically 14.9 inches wide (368 mm) but xdpyinfo is
> dp> reporting 300 mm, so that's what produces the bad 163 dpi setting
> dp> for width.
> You should probably attach your /var/log/Xorg.0.log to that bugzilla
> ticket so that folks can understand where that value comes from.  X
> doesn't generally make these things up, so it's possible that the
> monitor is simply lying about its dimensions. 

IIRC our parsing of monitor EDID is not always correct (depending on the
EDID version)

Nicolas Mailhot

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