Intel G45 ModeLines
eric at anholt.net
Sat Dec 6 23:05:13 PST 2008
On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 06:48 +0000, Terry Barnaby wrote:
> I am playing with an Intel G45FC Motherboard with a HDMI connected Samsung HDTV.
> I am using Fedora 10 as the base with the latest DRM/X11 driver from the
> Xorg GIT repository. In general this appears to be working.
> However, the TV's EDID is not correct in some details and so I wish to override
> some things in the "Monitor section of the xorg.conf file. However they do not
> seem to work.
> If I add: "DisplaySize 890 500" this is ignored.
> If I add: "ModeLine "1920x1080_50" 148.50 1920 2448 2492 2640 1080 1084 1089
> 1125 +HSync +VSync" with a "Modes "1920x1080_50" " line in the "Screen" section
> this seems to be ignored.
> Is there any way to get the Intel driver to use a user provided ModeLine ?
Option "PreferredMode" "string"
This optional entry specifies a mode to be marked as the preferred ini‐
tial mode of the monitor. (RandR 1.2-supporting drivers only)
However the real preferred thing to do is write up a quirk for the
server to fix your EDID so that other people get the benefit of your
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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