[Intel-gfx] [ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 188.8.131.521
ajax at redhat.com
Tue Dec 1 06:37:44 PST 2009
On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 15:47 +1100, Robert Lowery wrote:
> Does this removal of UMS support mean the nomodeset kernel parameter will
> no longer have any effect?
Not "no effect". Saying 'nomodeset' will mean the kernel will not
advertise KMS support. However, since this driver requires it, it will
not initialize, and X will not come up.
> FYI, the issues I have are on my GM965 based home theatre setup that has a
> 1080p projector attached to the DVI connector and a CRT TV over component.
> 1) The DVI connector defaults to 1280 instead of 1920 resolution
Pretty sure this is a bug in the DDC code where it tries to grab the
entire 256 bytes of EDID at once. Which might work on some displays,
but certainly doesn't on all.
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