[CentOS] system-display-config doesn't run right

Mark Hull-Richter mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Mon Mar 19 22:01:41 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Jay Leafey
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 1:40 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] system-display-config doesn't run right
> You should probably try 'system-config-display --reconfig'.  It may be
> that your current xorg.conf has something not parse-able in it, the
> --reconfig switch starts from scratch.  Worth a try, anyway.
> paranoia is a good thing, make a copy of your xorg.conf first!
Tried that (including the backups).  When it came up, it didn't have any
of the right settings, and when I tried to set them properly, it didn't
give me the right options, so I killed it.

I have a dual head display (2 17" flat panels) configured as 1024x768
side by side, or at least that's what I think it is - could be 1280x1024
x 2.  The existing xorg.conf files look ok, but neither
system-config-display nor gconfd-2 works - s-c-d just dies with no
traces or messages, and gconfd-2 just dies.


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