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Re: about displays/screens



2009/7/4 Kevin J. Cummings <cummings kjchome homeip net>:
> Antonio M wrote:
>>
>> I am confused...
>> Yesterday I got a new LCD display as replacement of a Philps 107 E CRT
>> display...
>> When I restarted tha machine, I got the old resolution, so I tried to
>> change it witg system-config-display, I entered a generic LCD
>> (1360x768) display as my Acer was not on the list, I logged out and I
>> logged in but in system-config-display I still get my olp Philips with
>> a maximum resolution of 1280x1024!!!.
>> This is my xorg.conf file
>>
>> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
>>
>> Section "ServerLayout"
>>        Identifier     "single head configuration"
>>        Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
>>        InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "InputDevice"
>>
>> # keyboard added by rhpxl
>>        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>>        Driver      "kbd"
>>        Option      "XkbModel" "pc105"
>>        Option      "XkbLayout" "it"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Monitor"
>>        Identifier   "Monitor0"
>>        ModelName    "Philips 107E"
>>        HorizSync    30.0 - 70.0
>>        VertRefresh  50.0 - 160.0
>>        Option      "dpms"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Device"
>>        Identifier  "Videocard0"
>>        Driver      "nouveau"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Screen"
>>        Identifier "Screen0"
>>        Device     "Videocard0"
>>        Monitor    "Monitor0"
>
>        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Right here, you are still telling X to use Monitor0, which is your old
> monitor.  I'm not sure what X is doing, you need to look at your
> /var/log/Xorg.0.log file to know for sure.
>
>>        DefaultDepth     24
>>        SubSection "Display"
>>                Viewport   0 0
>>                Depth     24
>>        EndSubSection
>>        SubSection "Display"
>>                Viewport   0 0
>>                Depth     16
>>                Modes    "800x600"
>>        EndSubSection
>> EndSection
>>
>>
>> any idea???
>> System is an F11 fully upgraded that was rawhide, F10 and so on...
>
>
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tnx Kevin.

I attach /var/log/Xorg.0.log
No idea what is going on: I understand that monitor is running as
1600x900..is it true??? and system-config-display seems to be overseed
by a tools that is gnome-display-properties....
Maybe that I am missing philosophy of X server :-)


-- 
Antonio Montagnani
Skype : antoniomontag
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