Bug#614225: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: EDID checksum is invalid with Acer AL2216W
On 2011-02-20 15:15 +0100, Carlo Stemberger wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
> Version: 1:0.0.15+git20100329+7858345-5
> Severity: normal
> This bug causes an annoying "black flash" every 30 seconds.
> Here attached:
> $ dmesg |tail -n 100 > edid_error.txt
Googling shows that many, if not all, exemplars of the Acer AL2216W
monitor are broken. Unfortunately, nouveau currently has no option to
ignore invalid EDID or supply your own.