Intel driver EDID not probing proper resolutions over HDMI

Shawn Bohrer shawn.bohrer at
Sun Jul 22 09:35:00 PDT 2007

On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 10:34:30PM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-07-21 at 22:10 -0500, Shawn Bohrer wrote:
> > Well I have no problem having to RTFM, but I'm not seeing how to do this
> > in xorg.conf(5) or the i810 manual.  It looked like this was previously
> > done with the MonitorLayout option, but I believe this ignored with the
> > new randr stuff.
> The new stuff is all in the xorg.conf(5) manual in the MONITOR SECTION.
> But, it doesn't look like this part of the manual was included with the
> 1.3 version of the server.

Yeah, this wasn't included in my manual.  For those interested you'll
need to add something like:

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier "Dummy"
	Option "Ignore" "True"

Section "Device"
	Option "monitor-VGA-2" "Dummy"

> -- 
> keith.packard at

Thanks for the help Keith!

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