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Wed Sep 13 08:03:53 PDT 2006
> > > > Section "Monitor"
> > > > Identifier "monitor1"
> > > > Modeline "736x485i" 14.16 736 760 824 904 485 491 496 525
> > > > interlace -hsync -vsync
> > > > EndSection
> > >
> > > You can't set an explicit modeline with the BIOS-based i810 driver. Feel
> > > free to try the 'modesetting' branch in the git repository to see if
> > > that works for you.
> > I didn't know the i810 driver was in the BIOS. Is there a way to use
> > one that isn't in the BIOS so I can use a Modeline?
> it's not in the bios, it just uses vbe calls to set the mode.
> > Alternately, can the above be written in non-Modeline form? Any hints?
> The 'modesetting' branch in git programs modes directly rather than
> relying on the bios so it will work with modelines.
I'm using Gentoo and I've only ever used ebuilds to install software.
The modesetting ability isn't included in 7.1 is it?
Can I set the same parameters that the above Modeline is trying to set
using declarations other than Modeline?
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