Sure. Do you mean likexrandr --output DVI-0 --mode 1280x1024?
Putting it in your rc.local?
In the get_find_options() in the catfish source, try replace one of the empty strings next to locate with '-b'.
Does it work if you add snd-hda-intel to your MODULES?
So this is [solved]?
Welcome to Arch. Can you get a KMS tty if you don't try to run plymouth? Also, please post your dmesg output.
I remember reading something about getting xwinwrap to play nice with multiple monitors. Is that what you're trying to do? Or is it for switching workspaces on the same monitor?
I'm not sure about firefox but chrome has a GPU blacklist for WebGL. Maybe your GPU was added to that recently.
Judging by a bunch of similar problems, I think you could work around this by downgrading cairo or switching between SNA and UXA.
You can also try 'glamor' if you want to be sure that the acceleration method is not the problem.