[Techtalk] Re: Switching resolutions when I switch to an external monitor

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Sat Mar 11 07:01:27 EST 2006

On Fri, Mar 10, 2006, Jean-Daniel Pauget wrote:
>     also, if you can, try switching to external screen _before_ X11/Xorg
>     starts. maybe you'll get some other monitor detection by the server and
>     thus get more video modes available. please provide the X server log
>     when starting with the external screen already switched, it might be
>     different from the previous one with built-in lcd screen.

I'll get back to you with logging information, but yes I do get some
other monitor detection: X starts in 640x480 (!!) if I've switched to
the external monitor before starting X.


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