"Your monitor didn't report its X- and Y-Size" in Suse 9.1
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I ran into the same situation with my dell. and what i did is that in the sax2 configuration console i chose the screen resolution that corresponds to my laptop (like 1024*768), and then you click on the expert tab, where you'll see x and y. Input the x and Y sizes listed in the manufacturers manual (for example for mine's it was x=287millimeters and y=215 millimeters, however these numbers depend on the manufacturer's) and save. next time the server starts it is not going to ask you to report the x and y size of the screen.
i used suse 9.1 for only like 10 hours and i switched to slackware 10, i had the same problem my laptop is Dell latitiude cpx j650GT. just use yast or yast2 whatever its called and choose one of the moniter from its list i choose mine Dell laptop 1024x768 i rebooted and no more annoying X, Y msg
I am having this same problem, but there is no monitor to select in YaST or SaX that fits my resolution of 1280x800. I did get the resolution working by changing values in /etc/X11/XF86Config, which made the resolution display properly, but it keeps bringing up that warning. How do I get rid of that warning when I can't choose the monitor I have. I am running Suse 9.1.
I have the same experience with my SuSE 9.1,. Beside that after your SuSE has been booted up and running, goto
/etc/X11 and edit XF86Config
scroll down to the bottom and changes the resolutio from 800x600 to 1024x768 or what ever you want. Note. you need NOT to change the first pair of 800x600. Instead changes start at the 2nd pair till the last.
I got the same problem with my Acer Travelmate 371TCi whenever I load SUSE 9.1. My externel usb mouse also not detected.
However, when I installed SUSE 9.0, no more that message and my mouse working fine.
I believe it something got to do with kernel 2.6.x
I ran the same problem when I load knoppix 3.4 kernel 2.6 but the problem gone when kernel 2.4 loaded.
I have a similar Problem with my Sony Vaio.
Acutally, the monitor is recognized and (working with "windowmaker") normally i have no problems at all.
But using the new KDE with SuSE 9.2 I get the same Message as "rollo":
"Your Monitor didn't report its X- and Y- Size".
Configuring this with SAX (as super user or not) does not help:
- The monitor is still recognized properly ;-)
- The ugly message (every time I start KDE) remains
Does anybody know, where this message comes from? With SuSE 8.2 (and before) I never had a problem like this.