Lost Display Settings
lokeey at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 15:36:54 UTC 2007
very interesting....i had 4 xorg.conf files not including the current
running config...also 2 xorg.conf.original and 2 xorg.conf.fglrx and my
original bkup...so nine total.
On 2/6/07, John A. Durant <johndur at comcast.net> wrote:
> Here is an interesting observation:
> In my orginal post the sceanario was the xorg settings were lost upon
> or disconnecting the monitor. Turns out the Edgy installation program made
> only minimal entries into xorg.conf without writing a backup of the file.
> After running dpkg as per Larry's suggestions there is a full xorg.confwith
> a dated backup and the problem seems to be resolved.
> Bad installation disk? Bug in install?
> Go figure.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Larry Hartman" <larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net>
> To: "Ron Morse" <rbmorse at comcast.net>; "Kubuntu Help and User Discussions"
> <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 2:43 AM
> Subject: Re: Lost Display Settings
> > Ron:
> > Probably a very good question, but way over my head!
> > On Monday 05 February 2007, Ron Morse wrote:
> >> > On 2/5/07, Larry Hartman <larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> >> > > I think one of the greatest advances that can be made in X is the
> >> > > ability to
> >> > > auto-sense what monitors are plugged in...I won't hold my breath
> >> > > until it happens though, sounds way too futuristic.
> >> Is this not what the DCC EEPROM in the display unit is supposed to
> >> take care of? Does X not know how to read DCC information?
> >> Ron Morse
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