X doesn't fill the whole screen
Paulo Marcel Coelho Aragao
marcelpaulo+l at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 10:24:46 PST 2005
David Nusinow wrote on Dec, 19:
> > I've been living with 800x600 for almost a year, and a partial-screen
> > 1024x768 for only one day, thanks to you. Strangely, Knoppix
> > auto-detection scripts created the correct modelines, but Debian didn't.
> > Would it be the case of filing a bug against the X server package in
> > Debian ?
> Also, the current debian packages use the read-edid package to check for
> the monitor's modelines, but they don't require this package to be
> installed. So unless you had it installed, the package would use a
> pre-defined set of modelines. This is a known issue, and the
> debian-installer works around it if you install the desktop task, but I
> don't plan to fix it until well after etch ships.
No joy, David:
sudo aptitude install read-edid
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /var/tmp
sudo aptitude reinstall xserver-common xserver-xorg
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
No modelines in xorg.conf.
So I'll be filing the bug report with the files you requested.
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