New Monitor Weirdnesses or how do I get Xorg to pay attention to my xorg.conf file?

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at
Thu Dec 3 12:06:57 PST 2015

On Donnerstag, 3. Dezember 2015 20:58:33 CEST, Robert Heller wrote:

> This is what it shows:

Can you please attach the entire log?
It sees your added modelines, but discards them (and I assume that is because of the VESA driver)

The onlyaccepted modes are
> (**) VESA(0):  Built-in mode "1024x768"
> (**) VESA(0):  Built-in mode "800x600"
> (**) VESA(0):  Built-in mode "640x480"

So much is for sure.

My best suggestion would btw. to try the nouveau driver, but

> 	compiled for 7.1.1, module version = 1.0.0
> 	ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 1.0

Are you seriously using Xorg from 2006??
Any particular reason for doing so?


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