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Re: autodetection of the modelines (EDID ?)

On Thu, 2003-07-03 at 22:55, Yves Combe wrote:
> I am looking for a détection of the modelines in debian. (for the liveCD i 
> work on.)
> the modelines generated by Xautocfg is out of sync on my display. I found the 
> EDID file in the openfirmware device-tree, is there a program to parse it in 
> debian ? is there another solution?

Both the radeon and nv drivers in current XFree86 CVS try to handle this
on their own. Using those, putting

	Modes	"<console resolution>"

in the XF86Config-4 Display subsection might work in most cases.

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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