desperately seeking "IgnoreEDID"
fry.kun at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 16:45:17 UTC 2008
Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> Quoting Konstantin Svist <fry.kun at gmail.com>:
>> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>> Quoting Konstantin Svist <fry.kun at gmail.com>:
>>>> Try using fglrx instead of radeon driver. It has much better support
>>>> for recognizing bad EDID. At least it works
>>>> properly on my external monitor (while radeon and radeonhd
>>>> fuck up the resolution)
>>> ok, but keep in mind we're not talking about "bad" EDID,
>>> just *unwanted* EDID which might be perfectly valid. what
>>> i'm hoping is that fglrx will honour the "IgnoreEDID"
>>> directive in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
>> Right, I meant exactly that. My StarLogic monitors return some EDID that
>> causes radeon* drivers to display a lower resolution.
>> fglrx works perfectly for me.
> excellent, i'll give that a shot first thing tomorrow morning. i'm
> guessing that my system won't have the flgrx module, so i'm assuming
> i'll have to track it down.
I'm curious what the result is. Were you able to try it?
If it works right, we need to give another kick in the ass to the
radeon[hd] people so they'll fix it.
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