Out of Range ..., troubleshoot xorg

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun May 29 00:56:45 UTC 2011

On Sat, 28 May 2011, Antonio Olivares wrote:

> I have a machine that was working fine with a flat panel monitor at
> work.  I brought the machine home to connect to a TV with PC input and
> I get Out of Range message.  X does not start.

Remove the Modes setting in xorg.conf and let X figure it out based on 
the monitor's EDID data.  For example, leaving out the Screen section 
entirely has worked for me with monitors from 1024x768 up to 1920x1200 
or so.

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