x11/nvidia-driver cannot obtain EDID under 8.0-BETA3/i386

Eugene Grosbein egrosbein at rdtc.ru
Thu Nov 5 06:32:20 UTC 2009

Mel Flynn wrote:

>> Fresh install of 8.0-BETA2 upgraded to 8.0-BETA3 using source,
>> x.org installed from fresh ports tree. It cannot read EDID from
>> Samsung 959NF CRT monitor. The same time, it can read EDID under 7.2-STABLE
>> just fine. I've tried older nvidia-driver-180.60 (downgrading port)
>> and current port's version 185.18.29, no change.
>> (WW) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Unable to read EDID for display device CRT-1

Just for archives: Samsung 959NF has two inputs, D-Sub and BNC.
For D-Sub, it presents EDID and it does not for BNC that I used.
So, the problem was with monitor connection, not with FreeBSD nor nvidia-driver.

Eugene Grosbein

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