Preseed resolution of display

Carl Karsten carl at
Wed May 30 16:49:52 UTC 2007

Michael Welle wrote:
> Hi,
> I use the debian installer with a preseed file to perform automatic
> installations. How can I preseed the resolution of the display? Now I
> use 
> xserver-xorg  xserver-xorg/autodetect_monitor       boolean true
> xserver-xorg  xserver-xorg/config/monitor/selection-method select medium
> xserver-xorg  xserver-xorg/config/monitor/mode-list select 1024x768 at 85Hz
> xserver-xorg  xserver-xorg/config/display/modes multiselect 1024x768 1400x1050 1280x1024 1024x768 800x600 640x480
> xserver-xorg  xserver-xorg/config/display/default_depth  string 8
> Seems to have no impact, the machine comes up with a resolution of
> 1280x1024. Any hints?

Did you ever figure this out?

Carl K

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