Crazy - Re: [CentOS] Centos 5, X dies, I cry

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Jun 14 18:03:42 UTC 2007

Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> Message: 11
>> Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:34:13 -0400
>> From: "Robert Moskowitz" <rgm at>
> <snip>
> < I tried to change it and although I am told the update to 
> <xorg.conf was made, no changes were made.  I guess next time I will
> <log in as root instead of chancing su...
> In my brief fling with FC6, I had problems with that file not getting
> updated. Someone here posted about this problem and someone else here
> suggested using system-config-display  --reconfig
> as I recall, to generate a new file.
I will give that a try, switching drives here shortly...
> Not a good idea to log in as root! Best to use su - from a terminal
> window and exit from root ASAP.
Normally that is what I do, but when in su I could not change xorg.conf, 
I decided to try to REALLY be root...

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