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Bug#519210: xserver-xorg: doesnt read EDID from monitors

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 10:18:22 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 19:05 -0500, Dabreegster wrote:
> > This prevents autoconfiguration from selecting reasonable frequencies. How can I solve this
> > problem? Is it an nvidia 6100-specific bug? From googling, it seems many people have
> > experienced this problem across other boards. How else can I manually obtain monitor
> > frequencies? Are there reasonable defaults that won't fry a monitor but will still allow
> > above 640x480?
> Does this happen with other monitors, or with the same monitor on a
> different machine?
> Cheers,
> Julien

My old CRT monitor works fine. The problem also happens on another squeeze machine with the
same card. WHen I googled, I found lots of people with this problem of the monitor not
sending DDC/EDID info about resolutions/frequencies. Their solution was to somehow figure
out the values.

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