[arch-general] Cannot use monitor in 1920x1080 anymore

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 19:03:14 UTC 2015

>> >> Hmmm...  Martin, if you still have a Xorg.log it means you have a
>> >> really old installation,
>> That was true for versions under 1.16.0-3 as evidenced by the version
>> comparison, but it is not true anymore, Xserver 1.17 dumps its logs to
>> syslog. And syslog is trapped by journalctl.
> Errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr  No it does not this system is fully up to date  .
> I use startx  to start the graphical display  nothing in journalctl    it is
> in /var/log/Xorg.0.log ....
> Sorry to disapoint   and all that   ..

>From what I've read, it's *only* GDM that "hacks" the X server to run
so that it redirects the logs to the journal.
Otherwise, it'll go to the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file as ever.

on my two - always up-to-date - Arch installations, using lightdm and
sddm X logs to /var/log/Xorg.0.log


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