[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati 6.7.196
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 07:46:30 PST 2007
On Nov 14, 2007 10:44 AM, Andrew Clayton <andrew at pccl.info> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:16:01 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > We are not able to reliably do load detection on the tv dac as of yet
> > so the connection status is unknown. You can force the output off by
> > default in your config. See this page for more info:
> > http://www.intellinuxgraphics.com/dualhead.html
> Cheers, I'll take a look at that.
> > you can also force it off at runtime with:
> > xrandr --output DVI-0 --off
> Yeah, I did try that, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. xrandr
> still lists the DVI-0 as unknown connection.
right. It still doesn't know the connection status, but the output is off.
> > It's an intel page but it applies to any randr 1.2 capable driver.
> > The driver used to default to unconnected on the tv dac if DDC failed,
> > but that led to some users not being able to get the xserver up if
> > they were using an old pre-edid monitor or have a chip with
> > problematic ddc.
> > Alex
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