[mythtv-users] Ahh - Evil xorg and modelines

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Tue Jun 12 09:02:37 UTC 2007

David Watkins wrote:
> On 11/06/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Have I done something so stupid that it's not worth responding to or are
>> we running out of things to try? I'm all but given up at my end. I feel
>> like something must work but I can't seem to break through and I just
>> don't have the time to put anything more into it. I've already wasted
>> for more time than should have  on it.
> It looks to me like you may have tried to run X over ssh (which is
> possible I think, but is a whole other ballgame).  I think the
> suggestion to use ssh was to start X locally, but use the ssh session
> to see what was happening, if your local X session got messed up so
> you couldn't read the logs.
> Sorry I can't be more help.
Ah right, I see. So I should make all the changes locally, then go in 
via SSH to get the logs once it messes up. Great, thanks.

Unfortunately, I've got to go away for a couple of days now, but I'll 
try that when I get back.


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