[TAG] Radeon 7500 PCI Card Monitor Autodetect - My Solution
ben at callahans.org
Wed Feb 4 06:11:16 MSK 2004
On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 08:18:36PM -0600, Chris Gianakopoulos wrote:
> Hello Gang, how are all of you?
Hey, Chris - nice to see you pop up!
> Setting CloneDisplay equal to 0 appears to force the driver to default the
> monitor to a CRT rather than trying to probe for the monitor. Two days,
> and so far, so good.
> Looking at /var/log/XFree86.0.log (the X log file) does indicate that the
> monitor is no longer autoprobed, and a CRT is selected
> (Primary Display == Type 1). Looking at the driver, radeon_driver.c gives
> me the same indication that I did override the autoprobing.
> We'll see what I say after another month. Time and experimentation will
> validate my assumption.
You might want to take a look at the X "radeon" man page. Since I use
ATI's "fglrx" server, it doesn't help me much (I ran across it while
researching my Radeon 9200), but you may find the option set and the
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