[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] gfx: update the mmheight/mmwidth again after parsing EDID

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Tue Oct 20 16:35:54 CEST 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 14:31 +0800, yakui.zhao at intel.com wrote:
> From: Zhao Yakui <yakui.zhao at intel.com>
> Sometimes the display mmheight/mmwidth defined in EDID detailed timing block
> is incorrect for some monitors. After calling the function of xf86OutputSetEDID,
> it will update the height/midth for the corresponding output by using the value
> defined in detailed timing. In such case it will cause that the dpi is
> also incorrect, which causes that font is displayed incorrectly.
>    For example:
>      The height/width in EDID detailed timing block is :289 x 21 mm
>      But the height/wdith about monitor size is 330 x 210 mm.
> So after calling the function of xf86OutputSetEDID, Update the height/width
> again by using the output info, which is obtained in course of output detection.

You seem to be saying "xf86OutputSetEDID is broken, let's work around it
in the driver".  I'm less than thrilled with that idea.

- ajax
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