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Old 08-30-09, 01:30 PM   #9
AaronP
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Default Re: GeForce9600 + Linux = Problems (Resolution issue) | Can't make it higher than 640

It's possible that the vesa driver ignores the invalid checksum and tries to use the EDID anyway. A future driver release is going to have an option to ignore invalid EDID checksums. It's possible for certain invalid EDIDs with certain monitors to cause the driver to display using a mode that could damage them, which is why the checksum check is currently so strict.
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