Bug 14083 - Some additional (missing) monitor specs for database...
Some additional (missing) monitor specs for database...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
noarch Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-07-16 17:27 EDT by mchampig
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-18 18:21:44 EDT
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Description mchampig 2000-07-16 17:27:36 EDT
Here are some of my monitors which are missing from Xconfigurator. I assume you are
keeping a database of these for use in autoprobing? Or maybe kudzu uses this? 

Anyway, here is the info. If you need more let me know. I have detailed specs from
the manuals.

Vendor: Imagic
Model: P773
Hor. KHz: 30-70
Vert. Hz: 50-120
Max.Res: 1280x1024
Power: DPMS
Vendor: CTX
Model: PL5
Hor.KHz: 30-55
Vert.Hz: 50-110
MaxRes: 1024x768
Power: DPMS
Vendor: Komodo
Model: P571
Hor.KHz: 30-70
Vert.Hz: 50-120
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-18 16:20:24 EDT
I'll add them, but to be most useful we would also need the identifier returned
by a DDC probe.
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2000-07-18 16:38:52 EDT
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston Beta-5
Comment 3 mchampig 2000-07-18 17:23:08 EDT
How can I get the DDC probe values from the monitors? Is there something I can
pass to X from
the command line to grab this info or do I have to hack some code together to
grab this?

Let me know so I can send you the detailed info you need.
Comment 4 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-18 17:39:38 EDT
Run a recent version of kudzu - I think the one i beta3 might be sufficient,
otherwise wait for beta4. Information should then end up in
/etc/sysconfig/hwconf, like this: 

class: MONITOR
bus: DDC
detached: 0
driver: unknown
desc: "ViewSonic G77"
id: VSC4a44
horizSyncMin: 30
horizSyncMax: 70
vertRefreshMin: 50
vertRefreshMax: 180
mode: 640x480
mode: 800x600
mode: 1024x768
mode: 1152x864
mode: 1280x960
mode: 1280x1024

It's the "id" tag I want.
Comment 5 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-18 18:21:42 EDT
Added to CVS - please append the other info if you get it.
Comment 6 mchampig 2000-07-19 11:17:43 EDT
Deferred until beta4...the kudzu on beta3 doesn't probe for monitors.
Will get back to you on this when we get to beta4.

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