[CentOS] centos x11

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Jul 13 20:21:59 UTC 2011

Craig White wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2011, at 1:10 PM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>
>> wrote:
>>> Based on my experience on RHEL Beta1, "Xorg --configure" will create
>>> xorg.conf which you can then tweak and use. On older Intel graphics
>>> chip I had to use "nomodeset" kernel option to have normal picture.
>>> New Xorg tries to read EDID information from monitor but monitor makers
>>> EDID code is not always compatible with what Xorg expects. That is why
>>> you get only minimal resolution and need xorg.conf file.
>> I've had to fight this lack of xorg.conf in other distributions --
>> that and the nouveau video driver and grub2 -- and was kind of
>> dreading the day it would come to CentOS. At least we didn't get Gnome
>> 3. Not quite sure why these kinds of changes are being made, but there
>> are a lot of things I don't understand -- and I'm sure there are good
>> reasons for all of it. I'll just adjust and find ways to work around
>> it.
> ----
> the reason that you don't want an xorg.conf file is that multiple users
> can have different display settings instead of being locked in by an
> overall configuration file.

So, you aren't nfs mounting home directories? You can have individual ones
on your own workstation.


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