bugLGPL'd VGABios - Bugs: bug #36666, [PATCH] VESA EDID support


bug #36666: [PATCH] VESA EDID support

Submitted by:  Hiroshi Miura <miurahr>
Submitted on:  Fri 15 Jun 2012 11:48:58 AM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Volker Ruppert <vruppert>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Mon 30 Dec 2019 08:09:02 AM UTC, comment #2: 

VESA EDID support implemented using DDC emulation.

Volker Ruppert <vruppert>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 16 Jun 2012 03:44:25 AM UTC, comment #1: 

There are many resolutions in market but we can store small portion in EDID DTD.

I select several recent popular resolutions from wikipedia page;

(file #26045)

Hiroshi Miura <miurahr>
Fri 15 Jun 2012 11:48:58 AM UTC, original submission:  

I have an issue with KVM when selecting display resolution
in guest OS. After short research, I found a post about
supporting EDID in April, 2009 by Brendan Trotter on boch-developers ML.

There is no real patch and it was not adopted.
I'm trying to reproduce code on current and made it work.

There are a series of patches.
 0001: Brendan's suggestion
 0002: format comments, add header line
 0003: format comment(cont)  wrap 128 chars.
 0004: add high and wide resolution
 0005: split low and high resolution bios
 0006: set high resolution bios as default

You can also see it on github.com
that is one on top of cvs repos.


There are some FAQ how support large resolution.
and it suggest  a manual setup on xorg.conf in guest OS.

My work may make it obsolete because user can select resolutions
with OS's configuration utility in recent OS.

Hiroshi Miura <miurahr>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-12-30 vruppert StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => vruppert
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2012-06-16 miurahr Attached File- => Added 0007-VESA-EDID-select-popular-high-resolutions.patch, #26045
    2012-06-15 miurahr Attached File- => Added 0005-VESA-EDID-split-low-reso-and-high-resolution-bios.patch, #26041
        Attached File- => Added 0006-VESA-EDID-switch-as-low-resolution.patch, #26042
    2012-06-15 miurahr Attached File- => Added 0001-VBE-BIOS-support-for-monitor-information-EDID.patch, #26037
        Attached File- => Added 0002-VESA-EDID-support.patch, #26038
        Attached File- => Added 0003-VESA-EDID-format-comment-line.patch, #26039
        Attached File- => Added 0004-VESA-EDID-add-high-reso-and-wide-screen.patch, #26040

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