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Re: Xorg, unstable and iBookG4

On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 22:14 +0100, Thorsten Gunkel wrote:
> Thorsten Gunkel <tgunkel-lists@tgunkel.de> wrote:
> > leandro noferini <lnoferin@cybervalley.org> wrote:
> >> From some days  my xorg does not work well because  it cannot display at
> >> 1024x768 but only at 800x600.  Anything changed in the configuration but
> [snip]
> > I noticed the same problem a few days ago on my etch system (with packages I
> > backported from testing, unstable and even experimental). I assumed that I
> > did something wrong while backporting so I am interessted to hear that it
> > even happens with standard Debian unstable.
> I can confirm that this problem is resolved by removing my old HorizSync and
> VertRefresh in the "Monitor" section.
> > I went for 1:6.7.198~git20080101.f65374f5-1 because I expected to have a
> > working vga output with them (did also not work).
> And this does also work. It seems that I have to restart X after plugging the
> external CRT to my ibook, but that doesn't matter for me.

You should be able to enable it at runtime with xrandr (from
xbase-clients / x11-xserver-utils 7.2 or newer).

> I also added
>         Option         "MacModel"              "iBook"
> but I'm not sure if it was really necessary.

It shouldn't be.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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