Multiple screen/device sections and per-monitor parameters

Jan Willies jan at
Thu Sep 13 23:57:55 PDT 2007

Mikhail Gusarov wrote:
> Alex Deucher suggested me in the bug comemnt: "Also, you don't need multiple
> screen and device sections in your config.  you can remove those."
> How per-monitor specifics are handled now?
> E.g. I have LCD panel in notebook which do not report EDID properly, so I used
> to link ServerLayout -> screen0 -> monitor0 in xorg.conf, and specified
> DisplaySize in monitor0 configuration.

For an example have a look at my configfile attached here: (named 'again')

And don't forget to read man xorg.conf, it's pretty good described there.

> How do distinguish which monitor is connected to which
> output?

Look at /var/log/Xorg.log.0

- Jan

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