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Re: Bug#561895: release-notes: Needs to state that X doesn't correctly detect all monitors

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 20:01:35 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 00:04:35 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I don't think this bug report as written is something that the documentation
> > team can reasonably take action on.  I really don't like us saying
> > "sometimes this happens", we should be clear about *why* this might happen.
> > We also need a clear description of what steps we recommend users take when
> > in this situation in order to configure their xorg.conf correctly, and for
> > this we need the input of the X maintainers.  Cc:ing debian-x for this.
> > 
> I'm not sure what issue the submitter wanted to have documented.  I'm
> not aware of any new issues in squeeze regarding monitor detection.
Closing this bug.

> I do think we need something in the squeeze release notes regarding X
> upgrades, though, I should probably file a separate bug about that
> (basically saying X may fail to restart on upgrade if you don't reboot
> on the new kernel or adjust xorg.conf first; and advising people to move
> off the radeonhd driver, which is deprecated in favour of radeon).
Done in 603455.


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