Projects / read-edid


read-edid gets the specs of a monitor from the hardware, and automates making XFree86 modelines. It only works with recent video cards (with the EDID VBE extension) and monitors (with DDC) on PCs (at least x86 and AMD-64 are now supported; others are untested).


Recent releases

  •  21 Sep 2008 17:47

    Release Notes: lrmi has been replaced with libx86. This release should compile on at least x86 and AMD-64, possibly others.

    •  25 Aug 2008 21:44

      Release Notes: lrmi code has been fixed to work with Linux 2.6.26. autotools builds only parse-edid for !x86. Ownership has changed.

      •  26 Nov 2000 18:21

        Release Notes: New licensing under the GPL, parsing more of the EDID, and printing the sync polarity and DPMS capabilities.

        •  26 Mar 2000 08:01

          Release Notes: Proper calling of VBE/DDC, and partial support for long EDIDs.

          •  02 Jan 2000 05:03

            Release Notes: Works without booting to DOS by using the LRMI, and prints max. dotclock if given.


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