[Bug 110088] Re: when I change my graphics card X no longer works
hramrach at centrum.cz
Mon Apr 30 17:49:45 UTC 2007
*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 3731 ***
On 30/04/07, Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.org> wrote:
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 3731 ***
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 07:29:06AM -0000, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 3731 ***
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/3731
> > That's not going to be flawless either. X hardware detection is also very buggy.
> > However, I think it is step in the right direction. Instead of maintaining a different hardware detection with different bugs Ubuntu users will collect data about the cases where X detection fails.
> Certainly, it won't be perfect. But the advantage of using something
> common with upstream is we can rely on the larger community to help with
> addressing those bugs, and won't have to fix them independently.
> I also plan to continue maintaining the current system and hopefully
> fixing up whatever bugs can easily be repaired, so that it will be
> available if the upstream detection system fails in some circumstances
> and a fallback is required. I think you mentioned in one of the other
> bugs that there are cases where xresprobe works but xorg's detection
At the very least, the gdm "your X failed to start" script could run
the reconfiguration. But that would require a text mode equivalent of
gksu to be consistent.
when I change my graphics card X no longer works
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