Problems with xrandr using xorg-server 1.8.0 with Intel graphics

ace102 mgavl69 at
Sat Apr 17 17:45:23 PDT 2010

Rebuild your xserver with --enable-debug or use the xserver debug symbols
from your distro package. You should be able to extract some meaningful info
about what happens when the xserver restarts through gdb or some other

Andreas Sturmlechner wrote:
> xrandr seems to be broken for me too since the upgrade to
> xorg-server-1.8.0 regardless of the kernel version. I'm also using intel 
> graphics driver 2.11.0, Mesa 7.8.1, libdrm 2.4.20, tested kernels 2.6.32
> to 2.6.34 and xrandr up to its latest git repo commit. Unfortunately I
> don't know how to get any meaningful error message out of it, xrandr
> --verbose, dmesg, Xorg.0.log are all quiet about it.
> All I can tell is that *most* attempts at using xrandr to set a different
> screen resolution result into the X server simply resetting me back to my
> login manager.
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