how to ignore monitor's EDID?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at
Sun Dec 28 06:20:41 PST 2008

David Greaves schrieb:
> 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...

Right, have it in man radeon as well.

The only side effect is that now KDE4's panel has a 1024 px width when 
the session loads, even though the desktop starts with 1280 px width - 
and I have to resize it each time.

But I guess that's a question for KDE's mailing list...

Tomasz Chmielewski

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