Increasing the frame buffer size
xavier.bestel at free.fr
Tue Jan 6 09:01:21 PST 2009
You can add a directive in your Xorg config file:
Virtual 1920 1200
so that the maximum screen size is correct for you.
On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 08:54 -0800, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> I have a laptop with an Intel GM45.
> When I start X without an external monitor attached, I get a
> framebuffer size (or maximum screen size) of 1440x1440 as the internal
> display is 1440x900. So when I try to connect my 24" external display,
> I can't run it at 1920x1200 - that's not so good.
> Of course, if I start X WITH the external monitor attached, all is fine.
> So the question is "can I increase the size of the framebuffer without
> restarting X?" Or do I have to somehow force a larger virtual display
> to have enough space prereserved (I tried that in the config file, but
> a lot of things have changed since I was fluent writing config files,
> it seems... iow I didn't get it to work...)
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