Continued: Upgrading Xorg 7.2 -> 7.4, black screens, evdev and all that
macros_the_black at ntlworld.com
Sun Apr 19 06:37:13 PDT 2009
Jeremy Henty wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 09:04:54PM +0100, Martin Ward wrote:
>> this looks odd
>> RADEON(0): Setting screen physical size to 54 x 3688
> Doesn't it just? Xorg 7.2 does not log any such "Setting screen
> physical size" message.
>> have you tried putting a default depth and mode lines in your
> RESULT!!! I added 'DefaultDepth 8' to the Screen section and 'Modes
> "1280x1024"' to the Display subsection for that depth and it worked.
> (Although that weird "Setting screen physical size" you spotted is
> still there. I have no idea if it has anything to do with the
> problem.) Thank you so much!
> But, why the %^&* should this be necessary? We hear so much about how
> Xorg should autoconfigure itself these days, yet this all Just Worked
> in version 7.2, but is clearly broken in 7.4. Time to hit the Xorg
> list, I think.
> Jeremy Henty
brilliant, why default depth 8, i usually use 24, could be the cause of
your font problem, but that is just a stab in the dark
think about it it might also as ken has mentioned something about the
dpi setting, causing gtk not to interpret the font settings correctly
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