[PC-BSD Testing] Display tool entry causes spontaneous screen resize

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Jan 12 07:22:08 PST 2010


On 01/12/2010 08:44, Ian Robinson wrote:
> Does anyone else have this problem?
>
> A spontaneous re-size of the screen resolution to 1024x768 occurred when I
> selected System Settings -->  Display.
>
> I could not undo the change by attempting to use the "Size" tool, even
> though the screen sizes were on the list.  No matter what, the size remained
> at 1024x768.  However, I could reset the display with %nvidia-settings.
>
> I re-ran the sequence (Display / nvidia-settings) several times.  The
> behavior was 100% repeatable.

I'm not seeing that here, running x64 + nvidia, and dual-head. I'm 
guessing xrandr is trying to determine the resolution of your monitor, 
and mis-identifying it as 1024x768 and applying it.

Anybody else run into this on their system or with a non-nvidia setup?

-- 

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
http://www.pcbsd.com


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