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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] 1280x1024 monitor: was Re: [trinity-users] settings for a 1024x768 monitor that Trinity insists on recognising as 800x600.

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 15:03:19 +0100
Dne pá 4. ledna 2013 Lisi Reisz napsal(a):
> On Thursday 03 January 2013 17:05:36 Slávek Banko wrote:
> > Can you send your /var/log/Xorg.0.log? There should be to see if the
> > monitor parameters were successfully detected.
> I was so delighted that the monitor was usable that I just jumped for
> joy and got on with configuring.
> But it still wasn't right.  As I say, it gets recognised in VGA, so I
> haven't had to do anything for ages.  800x600 was ghastly, and 1024x768
> was dredged from my memory.
> It was only when I used it that I realised that, hugely improved as it
> was, and usable as it was, it still wasn't right.
> So I did what I should have done in the first place, and read the
> manual. (What was that that someone said about RTFM? :-(  )  The
> optimum resolution is 1280x1024.
> Here is my /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
> It says near the beginning that /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d was
> consulted, and didn't have the necessary information, so it is using
> the default monitor. That presumably is at least part of the problem. 
> So "all" I have to do now is put the necessary information into
> xorg.conf.d?  And I will sail off into the rainbow?  Or is there in
> fact a lot more that I ought to do?
> I shall Google for xorg.conf.d and see what Google advises.
> Thanks again, Slávek, for telling me which log to look at, and for all
> your help.
> Lisi

Please, you have updated to backports version also packages libdrm*? From 
the log I see that instead of  nouveau is used vesa. It is not good.