[clug] No xorg, seriously, 1024

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 21:42:05 MST 2009

> I'm recently found an old VGA-composite converter I'd like to hook up.
> The problem is though that it reports incorrect DDC data - it only
> supports up to 1024x768 but reports it can support 1152x864.  As such
> each boot it's completely horked and I have to fight my way through a
> flickery set of menus to change the res back down.


I thought xorg.conf was largely irrelevant now with everything handled
by magic hal/udev/pixie dust stuff?

Can you just force it like this:

    $ xrandr --output VGA-0 --mode 1024x768

And then stuff that in init.d somewhere?

Andrew Janke
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