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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 - amalmin@halcyon.com

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