Hardware :: Forcing Xorg.conf To Not Change (no Detection)

May 3, 2010

I have a home theatre setup, where the hdmi output from my nvidia card goes to a 3 way splitter. I have found a modeline that all 3 monitors are happy with and all works well.

However, every bootup causes linux to detect a different (of the 3) monitor, a changing the video resolution etc..

How do I force linux to just use the Xorg.conf as is (without detecting new monitors every time and messing things up).

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Dec 11, 2010

I've just done a fresh install of Lubuntu 10.10 on an older Sony Vaio laptop. Having learned the hard way about editing xorg files, I wanted to create a backup of the xorg.conf file so that I dont have to do another install when I screw everything up. In a terminal, I typed

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But each time I reboot, my updated xorg.conf is replaced with the default xorg.conf that ships with that version of Kubuntu and a backup is made of my updated xorg.conf (the correct one) which looks like xorg.conf.20100409135913. I have to put the backup xorg.conf back in place to get my Nvidia driver to work with the correct screen resolutions again. Otherwise my screen resolution is too low.

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1. telinit 3

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in xorg.conf:

Code:

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Identifier "Device0"
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Currently, to change back and forth, I rename the files accordingly and reboot, which is a pain in the neck. I tried restarting gdm after switching files instead but it didn't quite work (maybe I wasn't doing it correctly).

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Code:
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