Please can you tell me what bit in your NV4x BIOS corresponds to if_is_18bit, i.e. if my LVDS panel supports 24 bit colour or not.
I do understand telling the nouveau developers such business-critical pieces of information could impact future profits, and I do understand that documenting magic numbers means that the numbers could be seen by both ATI and Intel robbing you of trade secrets and your interlectual property. Not.


In other news, Richard was annoyed by having to manually add Option “FPDither” in xorg.conf to stop his Lenovo LVDS display looking rubbish.

p.s. Does anyone happen to have a biosmod scp file for a NVIDIA nv40 bios? Beers a-plenty if you share.

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Richard has over 10 years of experience developing open source software. He is the maintainer of GNOME Software, PackageKit, GNOME Packagekit, GNOME Power Manager, GNOME Color Manager, colord, and UPower and also contributes to many other projects and opensource standards. Richard has three main areas of interest on the free desktop, color management, package management, and power management. Richard graduated a few years ago from the University of Surrey with a Masters in Electronics Engineering. He now works for Red Hat in the desktop group, and also manages a company selling open source calibration equipment. Richard's outside interests include taking photos and eating good food.