modeset(0): Modeline "1680x1050"x0.0

Liam Proven lproven at
Thu Nov 15 15:07:47 UTC 2018

On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 at 15:57, Chris <chris.pollock1948 at> wrote:
> I posted this almost a week ago and have not seen any replies
> whatsoever so I'm going to have to assume that either 1)no one has any
> idea what I'm talking about or 2)it was just too dumb of a question.

Apply Hanlon's Razor. :-)

> I
> know it made it to the list because it's in the archive.

OK, lacking any particular specialist knowledge, it looks like it's
periodically re-detecting your monitor.


* Check your cable is securely connected! (Start with the simplest
possible stuff)

What graphics controller do you have?
What monitor?
What kind of connection?
Do you have any alternatives to hand?

And my regular favourite:

Have you tried updating your firmware?

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