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Re: [pkgsel] Add xresprobe, discover and laptop detect for hw detection



On Tuesday 17 January 2006 11:37, Sven Luther wrote:
> xresprobe is a very nice tool, it will investigate the connected
> monitor, and allow you to set the resolutions supported by the monitor.

Despite the danger of stating the obvious...

Note though that it is limited to laptop displays and DDC compliant 
monitors, i.e. (AFAIK) does not support monitors connected with a 
regular, old-fashioned VGA cable.
The description also says it only works on i386 (including AMD64 I 
presume) and ppc.

It thus has a limited (though growing) application and other types of 
systems will also need to be supported (probably using current manual 
resolution/frequency selection methods).

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