patch: add support for CustomEDID to radeon

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Sun Oct 4 15:20:56 PDT 2009

On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Csillag Kristof
> <csillag.kristof at> wrote:
>> Alex Deucher wrote:
>>> Great patch!  thanks for doing this.  I've made some small
>>> improvements to it.  Please test this patch and let me know
>> Eventually I got around testing your patch.
>> Sorry for the delay.
>>   * * *
>> Unfortunately, your current version does not seem to make it work: the
>> option is recognized, the custom EDID is loaded, but the monitor is still
>> not detected & activated.
>> I have attached the resulting Xorg.log from a run with your version
>> (current GIT master + the patch you have sent), and an other with my version
>> (6.12.3 + the patch I have sent.)
>> As far as I can tell from a quick glimpse on the log, the problem might come
>> from the fact the your version still tries to use DDC to detect the presence
>> of the monitor, which fails for my flaky Samsung hardware.
>> If you send me a new version, I will try my best to test it in a timely
>> manner.
>> Thank you:
>>     Kristof
> Whoops.  try this version.

This time with patch.

> Alex
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