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Re: MyGica V2V Pro

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On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 12:33 AM, Matthew Barnes <mbarnes@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have an older Dell workstation with an integrated Intel i865 running
> Debian Testing with XOrg 7.6.
>
> Recently I got a MyGica V2V Pro [1] video to VGA converter so I can play
> games from an old game console on my LCD monitor.  It has a VGA passthru
> so I can switch between my PC and the game console or other video device
> device on-the-fly.
>
> However when I boot the machine with this V2V device between the PC and
> monitor, I see the BIOS screen flash by and the kernel start to load,
> but then when it tries to do a mode switch the monitor goes into power
> save mode and never comes back.
>
> When the PC and monitor are connected directly, everything works fine.
>
> Figuring the V2V device is interfering with the intel driver's EDID
> probe, I thought if I captured my working configuration and hard-coded
> it in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, then the X server would have everything it
> needed to know without probing the monitor.
>
> So I ran "Xorg -configure" to get a base xorg.conf and then replaced the
> "Monitor" section with the output of "get-edid | parse-edid".  But the
> intel driver seem to want to probe EDID regardless.
>
> Attached is my xorg.conf and a diff of two Xorg logs -- one WITH the V2V
> device attached and showing failures (-), and another WITHOUT the V2V
> device attached and showing normal operation (+).
>
> Hoping for some advice on what I'm doing wrong or what to try next.

try adding video=1024x768 on the kernel command line.

Dave.
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