EDID failing with Intel driver

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Mon May 19 02:23:10 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 10:12 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> With Xserver 1.4.1 and -intel 2.3.1 (current Debian unstable) my
> laptop's (ThinkPad X60) Intel 945 doesn't read the EDID data from my
> external TFT monitor (a Dell 2007FPW).  My laptop reads the EDID in
> Windows fine, and a MacBook running OS X also reads the EDID correctly.

I've just discovered that the kernel ACPI modules will read EDID too,
and /proc/acpi/video/VID1/CRT0/EDID contains "<not supported>". :(

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