i810 modesetting on xorg 7.1 fun
ross at burtonini.com
Mon Jan 1 12:05:23 PST 2007
On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 11:54 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > When I login to GNOME, I get the correct 1024x768 but xdpyinfo is
> > confused:
> Right, gnome randrs the screen at login time, which is what fixes the
> reported size.
Ah yes of course, I knew that.
> > screen #0:
> > dimensions: 1024x768 pixels (694x260 millimeters)
> > resolution: 37x75 dots per inch
> Oh, so the old RandR code doesn't change the physical size. That's
> > Should the modesettings driver work correctly with xorg 7.1 although
> > with none of the xrandr magic? Or is this a known-broken configuration
> > and I should just carry on and build a new xserver from git?
> The modesetting driver is supposed to work with 7.1 (and 7.2), but
> no-one has spent time fixing these problems. Help would be greatly
I'm currently attempting an xserver build from git, but if you have any
pointers to fix these bugs I'll give it a go.
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