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    SubjectRe: Re: New Idea? Capture video settings details in Win98/etc. forXFree86 config
    On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 05:38:21PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
    > On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Jens Benecke wrote:
    > > On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 09:16:12AM -0400, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
    > >
    > > How does windows find these infos? Normally it doesn't even look for it. I
    > > have yet to see a Windows fresh install that does _not_ come up in
    > > 640x480x16.
    > >
    > > Is there someone working on "Monitor PnP" (DDC?) or something?, that would
    > > probably be the way to go. Steal infos from Windows is not bad, but not
    > > everybody has Windows.
    > It is indeed DDC and the RedHat Beta (Lorax) currently uses ddc probing to
    > determine timings for your monitor.

    XFree86 4.0 is supposed to do this as well... If only I owned a monitor
    which was new enough to support it........

    Audin Malmin -

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