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Old 01-07-2005, 12:21 AM   #1
Adam15906
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Upgrading from XFree86 to XOrg


I have a Gentoo Linux machine which was using XFree86 because I didn't feel like
updating to XOrg for a little while because it was working nicely
so I figured why fix it if it is not broken? Anyway, I have it update
my system on a cron job, so XOrg was installed and it looks like XF86Cfg was
uninstalled, but now my xdm looks horrible. I have an LCD monitor
which has these modes, 800x600 H: 37.88KHz V:60.3Hz, 800x600 H:48.08KHz
V: 72.2Hz, and 800x600 46.87KHz V: 75Hz. If possibly maybe I could
play with 1024x768 H: 48.36JHz V: 60Hz or even 1280x1024 H: 63.98KHz V: 60.02Hz.
Though, I mainly need at least one 800x600. I have tried using my old
XF86Config, xorgconfig, and even Xorg -config. I seem to be close
but still it looks completly messed up. It is someone readable but
very very "noisy." I have tried everything. I would paste my config
if I wasn't in console.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 05:10 AM   #2
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last I knew, xorg would use XF86Config if it didn't find a xorg.conf file in /etc/X11. did you run

xorgconfig and make a new xorg.conf file? Otherwise just manually edit the xorg.conf file under "Display"

and "VertRefresh"
 
Old 01-07-2005, 07:14 AM   #3
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When I upgraded my xfree86 to xorg, I had a similar problem that I resolved by backing up my xfree86 config, removing it as well as the xorg.config symlink and reconfiguring the xserver using xorgconfig and it worked fine afterwards.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 02:22 PM   #4
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Well, I will try it.

I will try it, but I already tried every known way to configure xorg.conf
but still I will try it.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 03:19 PM   #5
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Talking No luck so far but....

No luck so far. This is the closest I have been with xorgconfig:
adam.250free.com/xorg.conf. Thanks for the help. Hopefully this
will get fixed soon. I have been working on it forever.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 04:28 PM   #6
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was the i810 graphics driver the same one you were using on Xfree 4.4?
 
Old 01-07-2005, 04:33 PM   #7
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Yep. I beleive so because I remember using i810 in XF86Config.

Yes, I believe so. I will double check again.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 08:30 PM   #8
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Yes, I did.

I did use i810, and I put i810 in my kernel under Char Devices and Vieo.
Still no luck. .
 
  


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