[PLUG] Dumb question du jour

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Sep 10 08:46:02 PDT 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Alice Corbin wrote:

> If this problem cropped up in the change from xfree86 to xorg, you might
> have to rename/restore/do something to your X config file.  xorg looks for
> a file called xorg.conf in many directories (starting with /etc/X11).  If
> it can't any it anywhere it will use the /etc/X11/XF86config left over
> from xfree86.  So you might be using a new xorg config file without
> realizing it. Try copying /etc/X11/XF86config to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (maybe
> save the original xorg.conf first) and restart X to see what happens.


   I took the values for the video card and monitor from the old XF86config.
There are only xorg.conf files in /etc/X11.

Many thanks,


Dr. Richard B. Shepard, President
Applied Ecosystem Services, Inc. (TM)

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