Aliases for DRI connectors?

Simon Ser contact at
Wed Apr 1 20:17:26 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:38 PM, Matt Hoosier <matt.hoosier at> wrote:

> I'm searching for some sort of scheme that will let my DRI master query the set of available connectors and select the one carrying a prearranged designation. The problem I'm trying to solve is to allow deploying one standardized userspace component across a fleet of devices that have varying numbers of displays, with the use cases not always driven on the same connector topologically.
> I had a look around the properties available on my system's DRI connectors, and nothing immediate jumped out at me. Is there a standard connector property that (assuming I can find the right place in DeviceTree or similar to) that would be a good fit for this?

Maybe information in the EDID would help? You'll find the manufacturer,
the model number and the serial number.

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