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Old 09-17-08, 07:59 PM   #1
KenIhrig
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Default EDID fried for 24" LCD

Hi,

I have a 24" LCD monitor. Recently the EDID got fried. The monitor works fine but LINUX won't let me set it to 1920x1200 (highest is 1600x1200 i.e. old style monitor).

I used another 24" LCD monitor and rebooted/swapped out monitors so its working again. But the next reboot I have will cause it to go back to 1600x1200. Is there a way to save off the current values and force the system to use it? Its a twinview setup (dual monitor)and this is my secondary monitor.

I tried "Option "UseEDID" "FALSE"". That seems to be the key. But then it was unhappy about the DPI. I'm rather stuck now... Can I use the values in the current xorg.log file to force it back to where I want it? This is at work btw and my other monitor is at home so reboots are going to be a real pain...

Thanks,
Ken
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Old 09-18-08, 01:23 AM   #2
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Default Re: EDID fried for 24" LCD

Please see the forum sticky posts about how to report a problem.
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Old 09-18-08, 04:00 AM   #3
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You can save the EDID in a file using nvidia-settings, and use the EDID from that file in the config Option "CustomEDID". See the documentation.
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