Intel driver does not honor Preferred Mode
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 09:13:04 PDT 2007
On 10/9/07, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> Alex Deucher wrote:
> > On 10/9/07, Chase Douglas <chasedouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> My TMDS-1 connected monitor does not like the default 1600x1200
> >> resolution used by X. I have created a new mode for this resolution that
> >> works for me. Unfortunately, the intel driver does not honor the
> >> "PreferredMode" option in my Monitor section.
> >> I'm using a gentoo ebuild, and I am trying to debug it, but it doesn't
> >> seem to build anything within src/modes and a grep on intel_drv.so for
> >> "using initial mode" shows that the code that outputs that line in the
> >> xorg log file is not included in the intel_drv.so. Where is the mode
> >> choosing code compiled into?
> > The xserver (not the driver) handles the parsing and use of the monitor section.
does any one have a preference on the second patch (I know there are
several floating around. We should apply one of them to master.
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