[CentOS] X/Display resolution configuration

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Tue Oct 9 05:25:23 EDT 2012


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Lamar Owen
> Sent: den 8 oktober 2012 20:57
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] X/Display resolution configuration
> 
> Double check your cable.  I ran into a widescreen situation a whle back
where
> one cable didn't work, but the cable that came with the monitor did.
> The EDID value comes from the monitor itself, and the cable must be able
to
> support that in order for the automatic resolution code to properly figure
out the
> resolution.
> 
> In the case I mention, even manually setting the resolution in xorg.conf
> didn't work, since the EDID was mangled by the cable.

I see a lot of EDID-errors when booting up CentOS6, this could be due to a
faulty cable, even though it seems to work fine with other OS:es like
Windows and CentOS5?

Is CentOS6 more "picky" with this EDID as compared to e.g. CentOS5?

--
/Sorin



More information about the CentOS mailing list