when you start X and the monitor is completly turned of the frequenties are wrong

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Tue Sep 7 11:34:28 PDT 2004

On Maw, 2004-09-07 at 20:23, Lee Revell wrote:
> > Its wrong because it couldnt grab the DDC information. AFAIK there is
> > no way around this.
> Of course there is, you just use the last value that worked.  99% of the
> time it's the same monitor, it just wasn't connected or powered on.

And you just blew up your older monitor.

Quite possibly X should allow for randr reprobes of the DDC/EDID data
but it doesn't right now.

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