Re: Debian Squeeze - Problem configuring xserver manually

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On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 14:13:36 +0100, lubovit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> we have problems to configure X-server manually on Debian-squeeze.
> Starting the xserver without a manually placed /etx/X11/xorg.conf the system
> works fine but the screen resolution cannot be put to maximum values within
> a the running x-session (gdm3). The video card seems to be installed
> properly.
> We created a sample xorg.conf with "X -configure" and placed it into
> /etc/X11. The we modified it the following way:
> Section "Monitor"
>         Identifier   "Monitor0"
>         VendorName   "LG"
>         ModelName    "Flatron"
>         HorizSync    30.0 - 83.0
>         VertRefresh  56.0 - 75.0
>         Modeline "1024x768@75" 85.52 1024 1056 1376 1408 768 782 792 807
> EndSection
> taking the specs from the vendors manual. The problem now is that
> the xserver won't start and we have black screen.
What if you put *just* the above section in xorg.conf, instead of using
X -configure?  X -configure is broken more often than not.

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