Startup annoyance of X with Intel driver

Yves Glodt yg at
Fri Jul 20 05:16:26 PDT 2007

On Friday 20 July 2007, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 21:58 +0200, Yves Glodt wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > always when I start/restart X, it takes a notable time to startup, and
> > it seems to make several "attempts" to find the good resolution (which
> > is 1280x800 in my case),
> It does two passes -- one to 'detect' the present monitors and discover
> what modes they support, and a second pass to actually configure them.
> Between these two passes, the hardware is restored to startup
> configuration. This is not optimal; we should be able to get rid of the
> extra reset phase during startup, but it's a bit complicated.

Can I not switch of this discovery, and hardcode my resolution into xorg.conf?

It's of course no solution for the problem, but it would improve (my) 
user-experience... :-)

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