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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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