F10 beta: No xorg.conf, where to tweak Synaptics pad?
ajax at redhat.com
Fri Oct 10 19:37:27 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 10:54 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 10:24:58 -0400,
> Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-10-09 at 23:29 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > >
> > > I have had a ticket open since last February where the driver ignores
> > > a monitor because it doesn't do EDID and ends up not sending any signal to
> > > the DVI port (I suspect it is getting sent to the VGA port). I have to
> > > patch xorg-x11-drv-ati everytime a new version becomes available. This
> > > actually works pretty well, but is still annoying.
> > Bug number? I drown in bugzilla.
> It's 431691. It has been looked at before, so I don't know that you'll
> be able to do anything more now. Plus it isn't that high of a priority
> for me as I have the routine of patching down to where it only takes me
> a couple of minutes to do updates. I'd rather have you guys finishing up
> the mode setting stuff in time for the release than working on that particular
> bug right now.
> For the record to make my card work I force MT_DFP to be set for my
> monitor instead of MT_NONE (in a way that isn't generally appropiate).
> I entered the thread in response to Jesse's request about bugs filed
> for issues related to EDID problems.
This is actually more of a connection sense bug than an EDID bug. I'll
take another look though, I'm entirely too familiar with that code these
One thing that we should probably do is extend gnome-display-properties
to allow the user to demand modes outside what the monitor claims to be
able to do. If anyone's looking for a good small project...
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