Preseed resolution of display

Michael Welle m.welle at
Wed May 30 20:28:08 UTC 2007


Carl Karsten <carl at> writes:

> 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?
I've twiddled around a bit and than I gave up ;(. Do you have
discovered the same problem?


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