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Default Howto fix problems on X with resolution wrong

Howto fix problems on X with resolution wrong

During the tests with qemu and openbsd I have noticed that the resolution of the screen identified automatically at startup is wrong.

To reduce to a more appropriate you would to follow the following procedure:
#Xorg -configure
This command create a file named:
xorg.conf.new

Modified the file:
Section "Screen"
.....
SubSection "Display"
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Copy this file:
#cp xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf

startx
Now the problem should be avoided.

Reference:
I followed as written in the file:
README.i386
and i have adding an example relating to the modification to be made.

Note:
Usually I find very useful the presence of examples in the guides, howto, readme and so on.
Perhaps this addition will also be included in the next readme.
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Computers are a dumb assembly of components: they don't do what you want them to do, they do what they are told to do.

With the autoconfigure, you should not have a xorg.conf file in a first stage.
It should display in the maximum depth and resolution available.


Run startx
unlog from X
and read the /var/log/Xorg.0.log for hints

Now, if you are under a VM, check that's VM users forums.
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