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Re: X.org Keeps Dying Out Of The Blue



On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 06:47 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> Mode lines are not used as previous versions of X used in the file. 
> "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" or other resolutions were specified in 
> the past. The standard now is for automatic detection in the screen section.

Interesting - I have this:

 Modes    "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1280x720" "1152x864" "1152x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

What should it look like?

> You might try to save your current xorg.conf file and regenerate a 
> completely new xorg.conf file to see if there is something in your 
> modified file that destabilizes X.

Sounds like a good idea. Is there some way to have F8 automatically
regenerate the file, like it does on installation? Or do I need to do it
automatically? I haven't figured that one out yet.

I actually haven't seen this problem for a little while - a few days at
least. It is rather inconsistent.

> It would help since their job reflects on knowing what causes problems 
> and can determine problems better.
> Upstream might be the best choice rather than Redhat bugzilla.

Upstream with X, I assume? I hadn't filed a bug yet because I was hoping
to characterize the problem a bit more first, but I should probably just
file it, then add more detail when I have it.



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