[CentOS] Centos 7, ATI card, 30" monitor

Fri Nov 6 15:45:07 UTC 2015
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Denniston, Todd A CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV Crane wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: m.roth at 5-cent.us [mailto:m.roth at 5-cent.us]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2015 10:23 AM
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>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos 7, ATI card, 30" monitor
> <SNIP>
>> That's why I said that at some point I was going to hand-craft an
>> xorg.conf. Do you know if there's a way to dump the current settings to
>> a file? I know I can do it with NVidia, but this is just KDE's settings.
> Last I knew, you could
> 1) go into multi user mode (no x running)
>   systemctl isolate multi-user #graphical is probably the default
> 2) Ask Xorg what it would do by default
>  run 'Xorg --config > mynewxorg.conf.file' #this is IIRC without looking
> at man or Xorg --help
>  #but I think you'll get the idea here. :)
> 3) go back to graphical
>  systemctl isolate graphical
> hope this helps

Yeah, thanks. Googling, I found Xorg :1 --configure, and it crashed every
time, so I was wondering if I had to be in runlevel 3 for that to work.