How on earth do you set your screen res after a crash??

Adam Nielsen a.nielsen at
Mon Oct 19 15:02:06 PDT 2009

> I'm not sure about your specific cause (guess something is broken if you
> cant use xrandr) but there's an open bug about having Xorg keep track of
> the resolution so this situation doesn't happen:

The broken thing in my case is nVidia's closed-source driver.  IIRC the reason
is that you can't enable xrandr if you run dual-screen/separate X11 screens
with one monitor rotated into portrait mode.

At any rate I'm glad it's not just me!  Sounds like from what Luke says there
could be some difficulty getting it fixed though :-(


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