[PATCH] xfree86: Edid quirk for Philips LCD LP154W01

Pat Suwalski pat at suwalski.net
Wed Nov 18 08:57:16 PST 2009

ykzhao wrote:
>> just a general question,
>> is it clever to do such things in code ?
>> IMHO something like a "blacklist" is needed so the system can bail out
>> on monitors that report crap. That would add the opportunity for other to
>> contribute.
> In fact the quirk is similar to the "blacklist", which is used to
> correct the wrong parameter reported by monitor.

Pardon me for jumping in on this discussion, but I see this problem very 

I don't know if this makes sense, but could a general rule be made that 
if the height-to-width ratio is ridiculous (like by a factor of ten), 
that X assumes the DPI calculations are bogus?


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