Xorg86 -config error

Lloyd Hayes lloyd545220-trucker at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 29 18:55:38 PDT 2004

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Lloyd Hayes

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Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:

> Lloyd Hayes wrote:
>> I think that I have this figured out.
>> On the X.Org website under New Port Users, it says that it only
>> supports 1280x1024 mode and color depths of only 8 and 24 bit.
>> My old laptop has a 800x600 screen and 16 bit color depth.
>> (For that matter, my newest laptop only has a 1024x768 pixel screen!)
> That doesn't seem quite reasonable --- XFree86 doesn't have any
> such constraints, why should its successor?  I just don't think that
> the Project would have switched to X.Org if it wasn't up to snuff.
> What is the URI of the page to which you refer?
> The first thought that popped into my head upon reading your
> first post is that you weren't "root" at the time you tried the 
> command ....
> Kevin Kinsey
> DaleCo, S.P.

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