intel/xrandr1.2: cannot resize for larger external monitor

Keith Packard keithp at
Tue Apr 17 10:36:45 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 09:31 +0800, JM Ibanez wrote:

> Personally, I've had to prod the X server with a "Virtual" in the Screen
> section, as the following snippet:

Yes, the current driver cannot resize the frame buffer, so you're stuck
with what you allocate at startup time. We're hoping to fix this in
drivers soon. It's a pain.

> I haven't really used xrandr --fb, so maybe that's a bug?

I think xrandr --fb is broken.

keith.packard at
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