Suppressing automatic modes
barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Thu Aug 31 07:00:05 PDT 2006
Kacper Wysocki wrote:
> On 8/31/06, Kacper Wysocki <kacperw at online.no> wrote:
>> On 8/31/06, Perry Hutchison <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
>> > Adding a Modes line made no difference. The resulting behavior
>> > is the same as before, and the logfile is identical except for
>> > the date stamp.
>> [snip man]
>> That's because your Xorg defaults to 16bpp mode since you haven't
>> provided the DefaultDepth parameter, but you've only provided a Modes
>> line for 24bpp mode
> It's prolly just me, but that sentence seems really convoluted. What I
> meant was:
> Add a Modes line to the Depth subsection for the depth you're running
> (16bpp). That way Xorg will know what resolution you want it to start
Disabling DDC will give you back control.
Then you can use the Modes to force what you want with any non VESA
modes added via modelines.
DDC/EDID support in X is weak, atleast in the i810 and unichrome drivers
modesetting, at the moment.
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