Dynamically switch ServerLayout - is it finally possible ?

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Mon Mar 26 04:45:04 PDT 2007

On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 01:22:16 +0200, Bruno BEAUFILS wrote:

> > Switching between LVDS/TMDS/VGA outputs at runtime works very well on
> > this machine with libxrandr2, xserver-xorg-core and
> > xserver-xorg-video-intel packages currently in Debian experimental.
> What do you do to switch (just plug/unplug) ?
Using the xrandr tool (in the xbase-clients package).

> > Note that I don't need i915resolution anymore with the packages above
> > (1280x800 on the internal panel).
> Maybe because you use xserver-xorg-video-intel. I use
> xserver-xorg-video-i810. I will give a try to xserver-xorg-video-intel.
> BTW, do you mean xserver-xorg-video-i810-modesetting ? I do not find
> xserver-xorg-video-intel in debian sid archives :-(
The newer xserver-xorg-core, xserver-xorg-video-intel, libxrandr2
and xbase-clients packages are in experimental, they're not in sid yet.


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