Xorg initial resolution broken

Mark Knight markk at knigma.org
Sun Oct 14 06:20:19 PDT 2007

In message <20071014075931.3c5ec756.rpratt1950 at embarqmail.com>, Randy 
Pratt <rpratt1950 at embarqmail.com> writes
>I'm having the same default resolution (1280x1024) problem using the
>updated xf86-video-mga-1.9.100 driver and additionally am unable to
>switch modes using the ctrl-alt-keypad +/- keys (Option "Dont Zoom"
>_is_ disabled).
>I reverted to the xf86-video-mga-1.4.7 driver and the desktop is
>my normal 1024x768 resolution and the mode switch keys work.  Alas,
>as my eyes age, the higher resolutions are unreadable.
>Are you perhaps using the xf86-video-mga driver?  If so, reverting
>to the older version may be another temporary workaround.

Indeed, yes - xf86-video-mga-1.9.100 is the port upgrade the broke it.

The trouble with portupgrade -a is I don't always know what's changed ;)

Mark A. R. Knight                               finger: markk at knigma.org
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