[haiku-development] Re: Getting started with Haiku code

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 16:41:47 +0200

Glen <stormbind@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > For laptop panels, the resolution is read directly from the 
> > registers
> > on startup (it relies on the BIOS having programmed the correct
> > resolution -- this works independently from the resolution you set 
> > at
> > boot).
> > In all other cases, it uses EDID information. The common code will 
> > just
> > fill the missing mode information;
> > In any case, it's all in mode.cpp in the Intel driver.
> Arr. That would explain the problem.
> It has correctly stored the height/width from the BIOS, and then it
> has later added the EDID information. However, it has combined the
> different sets of data to derive ambiguous display settings.
> I'll print off a load of code and pin it to my wall. Thanks.

Maybe the debug output can already help :-)


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