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Re: Blurry screen with X 4.2.0

On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Erich Schubert wrote:
>> read-edid doesn't always work on LCD screens, unfortunately, since
>> the mfr doesn't handle it on the LCD. My thinkpad doesn't, for
>> instance.
> You're right, it doesn't work on my notebook either.
> It worked fine on my old pc, though.
> It's a shame that it doesn't work on new LCDs...

...though, on my laptop, starting the X server writes a record into the
log about the native size of the LCD panel. :)

[2] daniel$ grep 1600 /var/log/XFree86.0.log 
(II) RADEON(0): Panel ID string: 1600x1200               
(II) RADEON(0): Panel Size from BIOS: 1600x1200
(--) RADEON(0): Virtual size is 1600x1200 (pitch 1616)
(**) RADEON(0): Mode "1600x1200"


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