i965G (Asus P5B-V): Diagnosing ADD2/SDVO issues

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 11:45:43 PST 2007

On 2/28/07, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 16:23 +0100, Rene Wagner wrote:
> > Does anyone have any recommendations how to diagnose the problem? Is
> > this a case of incompatible hardware, a broken BIOS, or is the hardware
> > just faulty? Reports of any other ADD2/SDVO cards working with the
> > Asus P5B-V board would also be appreciated.
> I haven't tried this board; do you know if it uses ADD2-R cards instead
> of the ADD2-N card? The difference is that with ADD2-R cards the SDVO
> channels are reversed and it uses the other end of the PCI-E x16 bus.
> When I plug the wrong kind of ADD2 card into my motherboards, the
> machine refuses to POST though.

I don't know whether this data is sanitized for public consumption,
but Google pointed me to this file in Eric Anholt's fd.o directory:



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