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Re: DPI setting

On Mon, 1 May 2006 08:33:50 +0100
Digby Tarvin <digbyt@acm.org> wrote:


> > 
> > Depending on how you start X, you may be starting it with the -dpi
> > option. (my gdm.conf uses: `X -dpi 96')
> > AFAIK, this will override any DisplaySize settings in xorg.conf.
> That was it! - except it was in /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf not
> /etc/gdm/gdm.con, which is why I missed it..
> Beats me why a display manager would think that it had a better idea
> of the screen resolution than the X server, but its fixed now.
> Thanks,
> DigbyT

Keep an eye on this one. /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf is not listed as
a configuration file, so it will be overwritten without warning on the
next upgrade to gdm. Better to override the setting in /etc/gdm/gdm.conf



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