how to ignore monitor's EDID?

David Greaves david at
Sun Dec 28 06:10:21 PST 2008

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Oh, yeah, that did the trick, thanks.

NP :)

> Where is this option documented, though? Not in my xorg.conf manual.
> $ man xorg.conf|grep -i edid
> $

For Debian it is man radeon

      Option "IgnoreEDID" "boolean"
              Do not use EDID data for mode validation, but DDC is still used
for monitor detection. This is different from NoDDC option.
              The default value is off.

Lots of good stuff in there...


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