rotating the screen

Edscott Wilson Garcia edscott at
Tue Jun 14 00:08:15 CEST 2005

Hi Olivier,

El lun, 13-06-2005 a las 20:58 +0200, Olivier Fourdan escribió: 
> Hi Edscott,
> Just for the record, dunno if that's the same:

Nope. Rotation by means of xorg and the nv driver works fine (albeit
slow, but that is normal for nv driver). This is for the closed source
nvidia driver (7174), where you can use 

        Option      "RandRRotation" "on"

And then do "xrandr -o right" in xinitrc before xfce starts up.
After rotation, the new desktop size is not updated:

 SZ:    Pixels          Physical       Refresh
*0   1024 x 768    ( 302mm x 232mm )  *60  
 1    800 x 600    ( 302mm x 232mm )   60  
 2    640 x 480    ( 302mm x 232mm )   60  
Current rotation - right
Current reflection - none
Rotations possible - normal left inverted right 
Reflections possible - none

Maybe it should be up to applications to figure out that
"rotation=right|left" implies that width and height fields should be
reversed, but that does not seem right. More likely to be a nvidia bug.


Edscott Wilson Garcia <edscott at>

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