EDID checksum errors
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 10:07:18 PDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Corbin Simpson
<mostawesomedude at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Octoploid <Cryptooctoploid at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Octoploid wrote:
>>> The following EDID checksum errors are spamming my syslog.
>>> (Everything is working fine and there are no other problems
>>> except these somewhat annoying messages):
>>> drm:drm_edid_block_valid] *ERROR* EDID checksum is invalid, remainder is
>> This patch helps:
> Your monitor sucks. Don't take it personally; lots of monitors suck.
> That patch just gives you the option to forcibly use monitors with
> EDIDs that have bad checksums, in case the checksum is the only bad
> part of an otherwise valid EDID.
IIRC, ajax sent a patch a while back to just ignore bad checksums
since they are so common.
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