Help with xorg.conf

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Tue Aug 16 04:52:30 GMT 2005

On Monday 15 August 2005 09:39 pm, kaygarme at wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I'm a FreeBSD newbie and have been lovin' the whole experience.  I've
> recently got  fluxbox working as my WM, which was an experience, and
> just got firefox working too.  My problem is that I can't get X to
> use my whole screen and it is stuck on some crappy resolution,
> 800x600 I think.  I've followed all of the documentation to include
> all of the lines about:
> DefaultDisplay 24
> Modes "1024x768"
> etc ...
> However none of them have an effect!  Please help!

Look for x-windows config files in different locations. I had an old one 
that was still being used and nothing I did to the other worked. I was 
using XF86Config and "locate XF86Config" found the one actually being 
used. It sounds like you may have a similar problem.


> Gareth
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Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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