Xorg -config failure
reader at newsguy.com
Fri Oct 7 10:55:50 PDT 2011
Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com> writes:
> Single user machine running Debian (wheezy) 3.0.0-1-686-pae
> Graphics card: Nvidia FX 5700 LE
> At present X is setup without any xorg.conf. I'm able to `startx'
> with no problems.
> However, I wanted to use an old setting from previous OS's on this
> same hardware that was set in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> I thought I'd generate an xorg.conf and try to edit in my changes.
> The desired addition from previous os (Gentoo linux).
> From Section "Screen"
> Subsection "Display"
> Depth 24
> Modes "1280x1024" #"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
> Virtual 2048 1536
> ViewPort 0 0
> Its the virtual size I'm after. Its worked on this same hardware in
> the past under Gentoo linux.
> But I'm not able to get this far because `Xorg -configure' fails
> without generating a file.
Responding to my own post with a additional question:
Does anyone know offhand if the Nouveau driver is incompatible with
virtual size and panning?
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