Bug#439788: xserver-xorg-video-via: fails to detect monitor
> email@example.com wrote:
> > Package: xserver-xorg-video-via
> > Version: 1:0.2.2-2+b1
> > Severity: normal
> > The driver fails to detect the Eizo FlexScan L465 LCD panel connected to
> > the VGA connector. This screen is normally (when connected to different
> > graphics adapters) easily detected.
> > The resolution set by the driver is unusable with this screen, the
> > bottom part of the desktop is offscreen and won't scroll.
> Does the VESA driver works better here? Did you actually get this screen
> to work fine with an earlier X.org release? which one? which driver and
> which version? which server version?
I tried again, and this time the detection worked. It even guesses the
correct virtual size.
It was probably a cabling issue back then.
Sorry about the noise.