Making Fedora work with laptops on docking station with external monitor
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 18:31:54 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 7:28 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 19:20 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 11:18:32AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> > don't we already have default behaviours based on the lid switch,
>> > anyway? So why don't we have this problem with those? IIRC, we default
>> > to suspending the system when the lid is closed on battery power - so
>> > are we suspending people's systems at random, if those systems have
>> > lying lid switches?
>> Because we only do that on lid state transitions.
> So we could at least cover the case where you plug in an external
> monitor, then close the lid? That would be better than nothing. I assume
> the problem case is booting with the lid closed and an external monitor
The BIOS generally manages to get that one correct, can we not query
and keep the current state on boot?
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