Xorg on Thinkpad W500 and Jaunty

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Sun May 17 09:46:16 UTC 2009

On Sunday 17 May 2009 08:33:11 Michael Hirsch wrote:
> I upgraded my w500 from Intrepid to Jaunty today.  The W500 has an
> ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3650 graphics card.
> (II) AIGLX: Loaded and initialized /usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so
> (II) GLX: Initialized DRI GL provider for screen 0
> (II) fglrx(0): Enable the clock gating!
> (II) fglrx(0): Restoring recent mode: 1024x768 at 75Hz
> I think that is where my mode is getting set, and I can't find a way
> to make another mode be used by default.

I had similar problems - different machine but the symptoms look the same.

Try editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf and adding:

Option "PreferredMode" "1680x1050"

into the "Monitor" section.


> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,m
> Michael

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