how to ignore monitor's EDID?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at
Sun Dec 28 06:06:12 PST 2008

David Greaves schrieb:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> I have a radeon 9600 card, with two devices connected:
>> - DVI: LCD monitor, capable of 1280x1024 (preferred mode)
>> - VGA: LCD projector, capable of 1024x768, (800x600 preferred mode)
> I have the same card. One of my monitors doesn't send EDID and this config works
> for me:
> Section "Monitor"
>         Identifier      "E481"
>         Option          "LeftOf"        "H481"
>         Option          "IgnoreEDID"    "on"

Oh, yeah, that did the trick, thanks.

Where is this option documented, though? Not in my xorg.conf manual.

$ man xorg.conf|grep -i edid

Tomasz Chmielewski

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