Bug 430501 - broken --set-vsync and --set-hsync in system-config-display
broken --set-vsync and --set-hsync in system-config-display
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-display (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-28 10:00 EST by Dr. Tilmann Bubeck
Modified: 2018-04-11 07:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:37:52 EST
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Description Dr. Tilmann Bubeck 2008-01-28 10:00:57 EST
Description of problem:
I'am unable to change /etc/X11/xorg.conf by using --set-vsync or --set-hsync.
There is no error message displayed and nothing happens. xorg.conf is not
changed at alle.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. issues e.g. system-config-display --set-vsync=50-70
2. look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf for changes
Actual results:
Nothing changes

Expected results:
the values should be stored.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-01-31 16:46:54 EST
You have to add --reconfig to change already existing configuration. Does it help?
Comment 3 Dr. Tilmann Bubeck 2008-02-01 03:09:54 EST
No, it does not help.

Are you sure, that it should? --reconfig starts a fresh configuration and 
therefore all other settings are lost. I just want to change the vsync or 
hsync and keep all other settings.

However, I tried it. As stated above, all settings are lost (and also the 
whole "Section Monitor"). Also there is no vsync/hsync entry afterwards.
Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2008-02-01 07:27:52 EST
OK, passing whole thing to develoeprs.
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