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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] retrieve VBE EDID/DDC info independent of used video mode
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    On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 21:17 -0400, Daniel Drake wrote:
    > Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
    > > Sorry if this has been hashed out before, but could you point me towards
    > > the gentoo bugzilla entry? I'm trying to understand how your setup broke.
    > > Which version VBE does your system have?
    >
    > Here's the bug:
    > http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181067
    >

    Looking at the dmesg output of the working and failing kernel, it does
    seem that there's no EDID block available in the failing kernel.

    > How can we identify the VBE version?

    If vesafb works, then it is at least VBE 2.0. To confirm, you can use X
    + the 'vesa' driver and check /var/log/X*.log.

    Tony


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