Won't work here either. I've tried multiple xorg.conf files including the one specified in the second post.
(I'm using an ATI onboard card on a compaq)
Seems as though there's no xorg.conf file in /etc/X11 and that X automatically tries to recognize devices now with the new 10.04. While that's neat and all, not having an xorg.conf causes this problem.
I've also tried using what is in xorg.conf.failsafe which is
But this hasn't helped at all.Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
Device "Configured Video Device"