Bug 78770 - [patch] DDC probe returns invalid vsync,hsync when monitor does not report it and it is not in monitorsDB
[patch] DDC probe returns invalid vsync,hsync when monitor does not report it...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
phoebe
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-11-29 09:59 EST by Miloslav Trmac
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-28 10:43:32 EST
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Description Miloslav Trmac 2002-11-29 09:59:11 EST
Description of Problem:
Bug 70190 contains a patch for kudzu, which fixes a NULL pointer
dereference when monitor does not report hsync/vsync values, and
it is not in MonitorsDB. Because the VESA DDC code maps memory
to first 1M, kudzu does not crash, but reports hsync/vsync
in range about -2e9. This has been worked around in anaconda, but
the underlying cause has not been fixed. Please see 70190
for an example and an patch.
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2003-01-06 14:51:03 EST
Same in phoebe.
I hope this will be fixed before summer betas ;-)
Comment 2 Miloslav Trmac 2003-01-28 10:43:32 EST
I don't know what bug 78284 says, but the patch is in rhlinux.redhat.com
CVS now.

Gee, I can't even mark it as duplicate ;-)

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