Making Fedora work with laptops on docking station with external monitor
nathaniel at natemccallum.com
Wed Oct 6 17:20:53 UTC 2010
On 10/06/2010 01:17 PM, Till Maas wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 12:54:41PM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure docking stations are irrelevant to this whole thread.
>> The issue is about lids and video outputs. If you think lids are all
>> over the place (as mjg59 points out), docks are even worse. Lets not
>> drag them into the conversation if they don't need to be.
> I have to use docking stations, therefore they are not irrelevant for
> me. And I only encountered problems in use-cases involving docking
> stations, but I never had any problem with my other Thinkpad and the
> lid. Therefore I am all for making Fedora not suck by default when I use
> a docking station. And even more I am interested in what is happening
> with all the frameworks, e.g. u\* or whatever is acting on changes.
> One interesting questions is, what do I have to do to get no change in
> the screen setup if I move from one docking station to another.
I'm with you. I use docking stations too. However, for the topic of why
doesn't Fedora show on my monitor when the lid is closed in my docking
station, the docking station is actually irrelevant. Its just a video
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