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Re: graphics card for PowerPC G5 and debian-6.0.3-ppc

On Fre, 2012-02-17 at 15:52 -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote: 
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 09:12:33PM +0100, Stephane Louise wrote:
> > I tried DVI and HDMI connectors. The only new dmesg that I have is:
> > [drm:radeon_dvi_detect] *ERROR* HDMI-A-1: probed a monitor but no|invalid EDID

Same message when the monitor is connected to DVI?

> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709181 mentions the use of
> an option:
> options drm_kms_helper poll=0
> I wonder if that could be used as a kernel argument somehow, or if initrd
> would automatically use it if placed in a .conf file in /etc/modprobe.d

Passing drm_kms_helper.poll=0 on the kernel command line should always
work, but it won't help Stephane, as disabling the polling could only
result in a monitor not getting detected when it otherwise would, not
the other way around.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                   http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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