question about xorg.conf

Russell Shaw rjshaw at
Fri Jul 28 19:00:13 PDT 2006

Jason Dravet wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been told by certain developers that X is supposed to be able to 
> figure out correct resolution without me having to edit the xorg.conf 
> file.  Is this true?

It depends if the monitor edid gives the screen dimensions. If not, you'll
have to put a DisplaySize entry into the xorg.conf monitor section.

Run "xdpyinfo" to see what resolution X is using.


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