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Bug 172475 - ddcprobe fails with Dell 2005FPW Flatscreen
ddcprobe fails with Dell 2005FPW Flatscreen
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rhpl (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2005-11-04 18:05 EST by Martin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-07 21:49:05 EST
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xorg log file (35.32 KB, text/plain)
2005-11-04 18:07 EST, Martin
no flags Details
xorg.conf (3.13 KB, text/plain)
2005-11-04 18:08 EST, Martin
no flags Details

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Description Martin 2005-11-04 18:05:46 EST
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Description of problem:
Dell 2000FPW LCD monitor connected via DVI to an Nvidia Geforce 5600.
The detection fails.

# ddcprobe

Videocard DDC probe results
Description:  NVIDIA Corporation NV31 Board - p141nz
Memory (MB):  256

Monitor DDC probe results
Monitor DDC Probe failed.

same problem with 'Driver      "nv"' in xorg.conf

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ddcprobe

Actual Results:  no monitor recognized

Additional info:

installed sw: kernel-2.6.14-1.1633_FC4
Comment 1 Martin 2005-11-04 18:07:50 EST
Created attachment 120745 [details]
xorg log file
Comment 2 Martin 2005-11-04 18:08:45 EST
Created attachment 120747 [details]
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2005-11-04 22:05:29 EST
ddcprobe is not part of X.

As a side note, the Dell 2000FPW DFP has a hardware flaw which provides
incorrect EDID data. As such, even if DDC probing were to succeed, it will
end up with incorrect configuration.

For correct operation, this panel must be manually configured.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2005-11-07 21:49:05 EST
Unfortunately, some videocard/monitor combos can't be probed with the real-mode
based monitor probing that we do as they don't support it :(  Doing more
requires X to export things which it currently doesn't (but the longer term plan
is to make it less necessary for it to even do so)

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