[CentOS] X, why did it have to be X

Mon Sep 22 21:37:18 UTC 2014
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> I have one user. We've pretty much all got two monitors, but he insists on
> rotating both of them vertically - that is, they're taller than they are
> wide, and he's got a Radeon card. I always have X grief on his system when
> I update it....
> I just did a full update. X comes up in both screens... but the left one
> is *not* rotated, while the right one is. And they're mirrored. I've
> logged in as root, looked at all the configuration I know of, and nothing
> tells it to mirror, or one rotate and the other not. But when I use the
> menu, and go to system->preferences-display, it shows mirror screens
> *always* checked. I uncheck that, and hit apply, and nothing happens. I
> move the one off from over the other, and rotate the other, and still,
> nothing at all happens, and I don't see anything written, anywhere.
> Suggestions?
A couple other things: the /etc/X11/xorg.conf that I fought successfully
last year is still in place, but it acts as though it's ignoring it.