Re: Is the xserver-xorg configuration system broken?
On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 00:10:16 -0400, Celejar wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 21:30:37 +0200
> Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 09:31:41 -0400, Celejar wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 20:51:14 -0500 Russell L. Harris wrote:
> > >
> > > > Celejar writes:
> > > > > I'm stymied about my inability to properly (re) configure my Xorg
> > > > > X server; I've googled and found people with similar problems, but
> > > > > no systematic solution or explanation. I figure I'll ask here
> > > > > before filing a bug report.
> > Make sure you have the following packages installed: discover (or
> > discover1), mdetect, xresprobe, read-edid. Add laptop-detect to that
> > list if you are dealing with a laptop. Then run "dpkg-reconfigure
> > xserver-xorg" again.
> The packages you mention were all present except for read-edid, which
> I installed. Mouse detection isn't the real problem; by now it is
> correct, and I know my mouse device is /dev/psaux and I have the
> correct settings in backup xorg.conf files. My outstanding problem is
> the screen resolution - I am not offered any possibility to set
> 1024x768, even though I was running it fine before the upgrade. Also,
> when I purge and reinstall xserver-xorg the scripts ask me the
> identical set of questions three times.
OK, then we have to look at your hardware and which driver is currently
used. Please post the output of the following three commands:
lspci | egrep -i '(vga|graphic|display)'
awk '/Section "(Device|Screen)"/,/EndSection/' /etc/X11/xorg.conf