Best X configurator for laptops?

Pierrick Brossin pbrossin at
Sun Mar 30 23:06:00 PST 2003

Quoting Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at>:

> There were some problems with certain chip sets a while back.  When I
> got my Inspiron 7500, I had the same problem (well, as far as you
> describe it).  They needed to update XFree86 to fix it.  You might
> find it a good idea to install the latest version of XFree86 from the
> Ports Collection.

Well, I have a SONY Vaio laptop running XF 4.3.0 (and 4.2.1 before).
I both time had to modify the config file to insert VertRefresh and HorizSync
and also a modeline.

Otherwise I would a 640x480 screen.

Pierrick Brossin
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