[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: can not select video card and set resolution with dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Xorg -config
this is find all cofigurable options and write its into your home dir,
then try modifi some parameters in the new config and move it to
2009/4/9 Loredana Loconte <loredana@cs.bu.edu>:
> On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
>> Do you remember the time where you had to declare video timing for each
>> resolution manually? Do you remember the time where you had to modify
>> /etc/modules to declare each and every single required module?
>> Do you miss that?
>> Xorg detects reasonable defaults (or "it" should be fixed). Configuring
>> xorg.conf is only needed to manualy override those default values, IMHO.
> I do remember old times. I greatly appreciate progress, sorry if this
> didn't transpire from my previous message.
> I am only suggesting that one of the good features of these old times,
> i.e., the fact that all information was available in text files, could
> be maintained. It was, and still is a good learning tool, ignored when
> things work well, very useful when something goes wrong and needs fixing.
> I must say that I miss the old X config file, now if I want to know what
> is going on I have to interpret a much more confusing log file.
> BTW, what can we do to configure xorg.conf? dpkg-reconfigure does not
> seem to help. Is manually editing xorg.conf the only option left?
> Thanks for your help,
> Loredana
> --
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-laptop-REQUEST@lists.debian.org
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org

В смысле осмысления бессмысленного смысл тоже имеет определенную

Reply to: