[CentOS] X/Display resolution configuration

Tue Oct 9 22:31:39 UTC 2012
Mike Watson <mikew at crucis.net>

According to xorg.0.log, it's seeing the EDID fine.  All the info was there.



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On 10/09/2012 04:25 AM, Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> -----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
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