Vasiliy Vylegzhanin 6vasia at
Wed Oct 5 06:49:34 PDT 2011

But it uses screen resolutions out of monitor's range, why not to check it's
capabilities via DDC and select appropriate video mode?

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:39 AM, Vasiliy Vylegzhanin <6vasia at>
> wrote:
> > I'm fiddling with VESA driver and it seems to totally ignore DDC info and
> > both "DDCMode"  and "PreferredMode" options.
> > What is the reason of such behavior and possible workaround?
> It's a limitation of VESA.  Only the modes in the VESA modelist
> provided by the vbios are available; you can't program arbitrary modes
> with VESA.
> Alex
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