Continued: Upgrading Xorg 7.2 -> 7.4, black screens, evdev and all that

Jeremy Henty onepoint at starurchin.org
Sun Apr 19 08:43:30 PDT 2009


On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 03:33:24PM +0100, Martin Ward wrote:
> Jeremy Henty wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 02:37:13PM +0100, Martin Ward wrote:
> >   
> >> think about it it might also as ken has mentioned something about
> >> the dpi setting,  causing gtk not to interpret  the font settings
> >> correctly

There is something funny going on here.  Both 7.2 and 7.4 report

    (--) RADEON(0): Display dimensions: (360, 270) mm

which at 1280x1024 is equivalent to 76.2 dpi, but 7.2 reports

    (--) RADEON(0): DPI set to (90, 96)

and 7.4 reports

    (**) RADEON(0): DPI set to (112, 112) 

> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9758
> [...]
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xorg#Display_Size.2FDPI

Thanks, these are very useful.

Regards,

Jeremy Henty



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