Ubuntu 8.10 beta on Asus P5Q-VM board (G45 graphics) partial success, but some questions

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Wed Oct 8 11:39:22 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 01:17:55PM +0200, Neil wrote:
[snip question about how to detect graphics resolution]
> This may help: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/force-xorg-to-use-specific-monitor-resolution-disable-ddc-670874/
> although it is about a Radeon card, and these things may vary across brands.
> X uses ddc to detect what resolution is possible with the monitor (as
> it should). Howecer this seems to fail in a lot of cases, and if you
> add "option "NoDDC"" to the section about your graphics card it should
> not use the detected (wrong) values.
Thanks, xresprobe seems to be what I'm after.

Chris Green

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