Re: F17 External Monitor on 945GM

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On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Andrew Haley <aph@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 07/24/2012 04:20 PM, Philippe LeCavalier wrote:
> Yeah. It doesn't appear to be a hardware thing.  xrandr --auto --output
> VGA1 --same-as LVDS1 does the same as merely connecting the monitor itself.
> LCD flickers and comes back and the monitor does nothing. To me, the fact
> that the LCD flickers sows it's scanning the new layout. The only way I get
> any type of activity on the external monitor is to invoke the  keyboard
> toggle Fn-F5. But as mentioned, things get ugly fast when I do that.

As far as I can see there's not much more you can do.  I think you're
looking at a real driver bug that needs reporting and fixing.


Thanks again Andrew.

Alrighty then. To be honest I'm not entirely certain how to do that. As is, what info to collect and to what project would I submit said info!?  Sorry. I have little experience in submitting bugs but I'd like to contribute what I can...Sure someone will encounter this that could use the reference. Obviously I wouldn't mind having the fix myself as well ;)


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