read-edid-3.0.2.txz


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Description

read-edid - Tools for reading the EDID from a monitor

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name read-edid
Package version 3.0.2
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 49.87 KB
Download size 14.34 KB
Official Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
read-edid is a pair of tools (originally by John Fremlin) for reading the
EDID from a monitor.  It should work with most monitors made since 1996,
assuming the video card supports the standard read commands (most do).
Two tools are provided: get-edid, which gets the raw EDID information from
the monitor, and parse-edid, which turns the raw binary information into a
xorg.conf-compatible monitor section (or xrandr-compatible modelines).
WWW: http://www.polypux.org/projects/read-edid/
Categories: sysutils
Maintainer: danfe@FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD has mapping at zero address feature turned off since 8.0-RC2:
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-EN-09:05.null.asc
This is required to read EDID data via classical VBE interface (to avoid
"mmap /dev/mem: Invalid argument" message from libx86).  To temporarily
disable this protection, issue the following command:
# sysctl security.bsd.map_at_zero=1
To return to secure state:
# sysctl security.bsd.map_at_zero=0

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
read-edid-3.0.2.txz 3.0.2 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
read-edid-3.0.2.txz 3.0.2 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
read-edid-3.0.2.txz 3.0.2 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
read-edid - - -

Requires

Name Value
libx86 = 1.1_2
libx86.so.1 -

Download

Type URL
Binary Package read-edid-3.0.2.txz
Source Package sysutils/read-edid

Install Howto

Install read-edid txz package:

# pkg install read-edid

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