X.org configuration in sysinstall
jandrese at mitre.org
Wed Aug 25 13:50:05 PDT 2004
Dan Nelson wrote:
>In the last episode (Aug 25), Rusty Nejdl said:
>>>For now I'm thinking we should just rip out the offer sysinstall makes
>>>for doing a graphical configuration and leave it at that for the 5.3
>>>release. The text mode configuration appears to work.
>>I think I missed something here. Doesn't xorg have a nifty
>>auto-configuration utility that can run without having to do any
>>configuration? If so, this is even more reason to not call this out
>Both XFree86 and X.org have the same autoconfig capabilities afaik.
>They always seem to choose the highest resolution supported by the
>card, which usually results in teeny tiny text.
Worse, since it usually chooses the highest resolution possible, it
almost always gets something that can only be refreshed at 60Hz. Tiny
text + 60Hz == Eyestrain.
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