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Old 01-18-2009, 05:57 AM   #1
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virtual resolution issue - xorg.conf - eeepc 1000ha - debian 5.0 (lenny)

Hello everyone,

I'm trying to get my baby laptop to have a virtual resolution that is larger than the standard 1024x600. I sort of need it because some windows in Debian are larger than the 600 vertical I have so I can't hit the 'ok' button to make the changes I need to make.

I did a
Xorg -configure
to get a good standard for my hardware.
Here is my current (modified) xorg.conf:
Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     " Configured"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
	RgbPath      "/etc/X11/rgb"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
	FontPath     "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"

Section "Module"
	Load  "dbe"
	Load  "GLcore"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "record"
	Load  "dri"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "xtrap"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "auto"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"

Section "Monitor"
	#DisplaySize	  220   130	# mm
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "HSD"
	ModelName    "3e9"

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ColorKey"           	# <i>
        #Option     "CacheLines"         	# <i>
        #Option     "Dac6Bit"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "DRI"                	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "NoDDC"              	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ShowCache"          	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "XvMCSurfaces"       	# <i>
        #Option     "PageFlip"           	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card0"
	Driver      "intel"
	VendorName  "Intel Corporation"
	BoardName   "Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller"
	BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Card0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth 24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     16
                Modes   "1024x600" "800x600" "640x480"
                Virtual 2048 2048
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes   "1024x600" "800x600" "640x480"
                Virtual 2048 2048
Unfortunately I still only get a 1024x600 desktop and it doesn't scroll anywhere. Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?


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