EDID Problems

Paul Hartman paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 16:21:12 PDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 5:59 PM, Austin Howard<austinghoward at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a NVIDIA 9500 GT running the official NVIDIA driver. Every time I
> start my xserver the display is 800x600. It seems that the EDID is
> either corrupt or not being read correctly. This computer is a dual-boot
> with Win-XP and the latest Debian. Everything works perfect under
> Windows, but the display is incorrect in Linux. Here is a snippet I
> grep'ed from the xorg-server log: http://pastebin.org/4943 and here is
> my xorg.conf: http://pastebin.org/4944 . This really has me stumped. As
> you can see the display is supposed to be set to 1280x1024.

Did you try making your own modeline? My old intel onboard video would
only go up to 1024x768 without making a custom modeline for higher
resolutions. I used http://amlc.berlios.de/

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