xorg problem and 404 error on bugs
I'm running Etch amd64 and trying to get xorg working, am having a
problem and trying to find the answer for myself. I go to the debian
web site and try to look for relavent bugs (my first time doing this)
and find 381612 re dpkg-reconfigure not updating xorg.conf because it
says its been modified when it hasn't. I can't find out how to read
discussion on this issue.
I then go to the mailing list archives and find some relavant threads
but get a 404 error when I try to access them, e.g under debian-testing
"xserver-xorg-core installing problem" gets 404 error for
Perhaps someone can point me in the right direction. Here's the
Hardware: Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe AM2 with AMD64 Athlon 3800+, video card is
Asus EN7300GT (nVidia GeForce 7300GT), 1 GB ram. Dual 80 GB SATA hard
Using aptitude, install xorg and get all the dependencies OK.
Seemingly normal debconf questions.
startx, get lowres. CA+ doesn't change much, all 60 Hz refresh. The
monitor is a 21" drafting flat CRT capable of high refresh and highres.
Check the xorg.conf file and see that its using the vesa driver at
1024x768, 800x600, and 640x480.
Try running dpkg-reconfigure and get the same message as bug 381612
about not updating xorg.conf because its bee altered. I would like to
see if there's a workaround for this bug but don't know how.
I would like to know how to track this down for myself. Is this the
right mailing list?
I would like to have it use the nv driver.
I would like higher res/refresh.