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From: foser <foser@g.o>
Subject: Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 00:31:52 +0100
On Tue, 2003-11-18 at 11:14, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> In the xfree part there is a note about refresh rates. However with most 
> modern displays, videocards and a modern xfree it X can actually use DDC to 
> figure out refresh rates, modes etc. Saving a lot of problems, making things 
> "just work". Maybe a note could be added to that respect.

I would even take it a step further and scrap the refresh rate mumbo
jumbo. We have Xrandr and related tools now, X configuration should be
kept to a basic guide to get it running decently. Then a more extensive
xfree guide could be done and linked to for additional (expert)
configuration needs.

- foser


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