LaCie 321 DFP: mode misdetected - EDID misinterpreted?
Mourad De Clerck
mourad at aquazul.com
Thu Jun 14 15:09:07 PDT 2007
On 14/06/07 21:14, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
> Mourad De Clerck wrote:
>> I've got 2 LaCie 321 DFPs, but can't seem to drive them at the native
>> resolution (1600x1200) with the open "nv" driver. The maximum resolution
>> I'm able to use is 1280x1024.
> This rather looks to me like your panel lies about its size, I don't
> think there is any "misinterpretation".
> Maybe the driver could be made more intelligent and just
> ignore it if the panel provides a prefered detailed timing with a larger
> resolution (which is probably what the nvidia driver does).
That's rather annoying. From what you're saying I'm assuming that the
logic to determine the "right" mode is driver-specific at the moment;
Will this be different with RandR 1.2?
> This is certainly not the first monitor with bogus edid data.
Would it be possible or worth it to have a "quirks" list with monitors
that need "corrected" (read: faked) EDID data?
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