Dell D630 fc9 can't change screen resolution with system-config-display
tburns at hawaii.edu
Wed Jul 2 21:04:00 UTC 2008
Oops, hitsend with my elbow.
On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Dave Burns <tburns at hawaii.edu> wrote:
> I select menu item System/Administration/Display and authenticate. I
> select a different resolution from the resolution menu. I click 'OK'.
> A dialog box pops up:
> "Display settings changed
> You need to log out and restart the X server for the changes to take effect.
> Coinfiguration was written to /etc/X11/xorg.conf, original
> configuration saved as /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup"
> I click okay, open up a terminal window. ls -la shows
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf was modified. /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup does not
> If I choose the highest resolution setting shown (832x624),
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf has a screen section that looks like this:
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen0"
> Device "Videocard0"
> DefaultDepth 24
> SubSection "Display"
> Viewport 0 0
> Depth 24
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