Subject: Re: refresh rate (Re: qtopia)
To: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
Date: 06/03/2006 15:43:26
Daniel Carosone wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 10:01:15PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
>> There are also problems where the code that decides which resultions
>> (and refresh rates) the monitor supports gets it wrong.
> or even s/supports/prefers/, which can be lower even for expensive LCD
> panels. Faster refresh is not always better there.
>> Later versions of X are particularly annoying since they don't seem
>> to let you directly set the refresh rate - leaving you with too high
>> a refresh rate for a cheap LCD panel.
> You want xrandr.
No, you want EDID, where the LCD can tell you the precise mode it
prefers. All newer panels support this, and it works really well. :-)
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134 Fax: 951 325-2191