x configuration

Fábio Mendes niels_bohr at uol.com.br
Tue Sep 21 03:07:04 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 19:09 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 11:01:54PM -0300, Fábio Mendes wrote:
> > > The problem should be fixed in xresprobe 0.4.8, which I just uploaded;
> > > try running 'sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xresprobe' in a
> > > few hours.
> > > 
> > How do I use xresprobe? the package appears to have no manual pages or
> > documentation of any sort. My system is working fine, I just want to see
> > xres output for testing purposes (since that seems to have some small
> > issues on configuring this board). In fact this is an old board (+/-
> > 5yrs), so maybe we should not focus too much on her... Most computers
> > that old won't be running gnome anyway, at least not confortably. My
> > computer has this unusual (somewhat geeky) setup of an atlhon XP with an
> > old trident 2mb (or 4?) pci video board. I'm just reporting cause you
> > asked :) (and for completeness sake)
> xresprobe <driver name>, where <driver name> is the name of the X driver you
> use (nv, ati, etc.).

That's what I thought! It's just I forgot to run it as root :) Now I
guess it's working fine in the new version. Here is the output for my

chips at r2d2 ~ $ sudo xresprobe vesa
res: 1280x1024 1024x768 832x624 800x600 720x400 640x480

Is it supposed to detect the id and freq?


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