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

Mon Sep 22 23:46:11 UTC 2014
Kahlil Hodgson <kahlil.hodgson at dealmax.com.au>

Anything enlightening showing up in /var/log/Xorg.0.log?  Maybe
something explaining why your conf is being ignored?

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On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 7:37 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> 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.
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