Ripe for adding new modelines?
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Fri Aug 26 11:30:04 PDT 2005
Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Adam Jackson wrote:
>> There is, in fact, a spec for LCD modelines. It's called CVT, and at
>> least nvidia's driver implements it directly. However VESA are big
>> meanies and make you pay to see the formula.
> If it's not astronomical, we could talk to the X.Org Foundation
> sponsors about
> paying to get access for a developer or two willing to work on it.
> (For that matter, I think Sun is a full VESA member, if there's
> something we can
> lookup - I'd have to check with the right people to see what we can
> do with the
> docs we get from VESA though, since I've never looked at that before.)
Let us know what you find out.
I know that a lot of people with the new generation of widescreen
displays (like the Dell FPW's and the iMac's) have issues installing
Linux (related to display configuration).
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