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Re: [SLE] NVidia X Video Mode problem - "EDID" problem...
Sorry about this post - I had a dyslexic internet moment so just ignore it.

Cheers, Curtis

On Monday 28 May 2001 02:28 pm, Curtis Rey wrote:
> On Monday 28 May 2001 02:20 pm, Riever wrote:
> > Extract from /var/log/XFree86.0.log :
> > =============================
> >
> > (WW) NVIDIA(0): Mode "1024x768" has resolution 1024 x 768 which is larger
> > than (WW) NVIDIA(0): the EDID prescribed maximum of 800 x 600; mode
> > "1024x768" (WW) NVIDIA(0): discarded
> >
> >
> > What is "EDID" and how do I 'unset' this maximum mode restriction that
> > has been set? I searched the SuSe KB and there is now EDID keyword, it
> > offered me EIDE instead *grins*
> >
> > I am using SuSe 7.1pro with XF4 and the latest NVidia driver package. I
> > installed and then configured with SAX2 from a vanilla console after
> > running to init3 and the video modes are all fine in the config file. The
> > original NVidia drivers from the distro DVD worked in 1024 so I can only
> > assume that it is somehow related to the installation of these new
> > drivers.
> >
> > If anyone knows how to get round this "EDID" problem, assuming that it is
> > possible to do so, please tell me what to do.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Connor..

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