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

Wed Sep 24 12:02:14 UTC 2014
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 09/23/14 19:21, Jake Shipton wrote:
> On 22/09/14 22:37, 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
> Is this C6 or C7?
> If it's C7 I had the same issue with ignoring nvidia configuration,
> turns out it wasn't Xorg at all.
> It was GDM resetting everything when it loaded, switched to LightDM
> problem solved as it was using Xorg configuration again!
> Worth a shot if it's C7 :-).

C6, and yep, that's probably what's happening anyway. I went to apologize 
yesterday morning for having left it that way, and he was fine: *after* he 
logged in, everything was the correct direction.

I need to lok at the damn GDM (another reason to dislike gnome).