Bug#477484: gdm does not start with high resolutions (e.g. 1280x1024)

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sat Feb 27 17:01:13 UTC 2010

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Hi Andreas,

a while back you reported some issue with X and gdm:

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 15:20:48 +0200, ant+bdo at hsg-kl.de wrote:

> when I configure X.org for a high resolution (e.g. 1280x1024), gdm does not
> start. It logs the following to syslog:
> Apr 23 12:19:10 c02pc gdm[9528]: WARNING: Xinerama active, but <= 0
> screens?
> I am using the default gdm-config and my xorg.conf is pasted below.
> When I change 'Modes "1024x768"' to 'Modes "1280x1024"' gdm does not start.
Can you still reproduce this today?  If so, please start X with 'startx
/usr/bin/xterm' instead of gdm, and provide the output of 'xdpyinfo -ext


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