New X packages available for testing

Daniel Stone daniel.stone at
Tue Sep 21 10:01:48 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 09:06:40AM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi Daniel!
> On 2004-09-20 13:24 -0700, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > deb warty main
> > 
> > The nVidia driver in this is identical to the one he has been offering
> > around for testing for a few days now, except with the Xv bug fixed, so
> > you can watch accelerated video.
> The driver works well on my TNT2. It's still too slow to watch
> fullscreen movies (I need the nvidia driver for that), but at least xv
> now works again.

Ho hum.  What's the output of xvinfo?

> > I have also just released xresprobe 0.4.8 to the archive, which fixes
> > quite a few issues, including duplicate resolutions, and should solve
> > all the problems with detecting nVidia laptop panels, when used in
> > tandem with the new XFree86 packages.
> $ sudo xresprobe nv
> id:
> res: 1280x1024 1280x960 1152x864 1024x768 832x624 800x600 720x400 640x480
> freq:
> The resolutions look very good; is it normal that it does not spit out
> any id and freq?

Yeah; if we can't find a monitor name or whatever, we just leave it
blank, for xfree86 to fill in, as it has internationalisation and stuff.
Did it used to spit out an id and freq?  I fear I may have broken this,
but it's not too important. :)

Daniel Stone                                        <daniel.stone at>
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