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

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Tue Sep 7 12:40:06 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 14:34, Alan Cox wrote:
> 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.

Ok.  Any idea what that other OS does?  It seems to do the right thing,
and I have never had it blow up a monitor, but maybe I was just lucky.


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