Thread: Override EDID?
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Old 05-14-08, 07:48 PM   #3
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Default Re: Override EDID?

Originally Posted by zander
You can use the CustomEDID X driver option (see e.g. You can save the display's EDID using `nvidia-settings` using the 'Acquire EDID...' button on the display's information page. Please be sure to update the EDID's checksum after modifying it or the NVIDIA X driver will reject it.
I was hoping there was a way around that, there isn't a trivial way for me to connect the computer directly to the projector, without tracking down a 15' DVI->HDMI cable. Unfortunately, from the server I only see the EDID of the amplifier, not the projector itself.
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