Making Fedora work with laptops on docking station with external monitor
pasik at iki.fi
Sun Oct 17 11:05:34 UTC 2010
On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 09:43:22PM +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen píše v ??t 07. 10. 2010 v 22:29 +0300:
> > On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 10:17:11AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 10:49 +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > >
> > > > > that bug is already inconvenient for some people; if they have laptops
> > > > > with bad lid switches it'd be much more inconvenient. The only active
> > > > > display would be the external display they weren't actually using.
> > > >
> > > > I read that bugzilla as it's a driver bug.. so it'll get fixed at some point.
> > >
> > > Not really; the driver isn't able to detect if connected monitors are
> > > turned on. It's not clear if this is really *theoretically* possible,
> > > which is why the report's been closed. And it doesn't cover the case
> > > where a connected monitor is powered on but not actually being used for
> > > the computer.
> > >
> > Hmm... things seem to work always ok on Windows, so it should be possible..
> And I dare to call the recent behaviour a regression, because IIRC it
> worked well until one (not identified) update in F-12.
Also it would be perfectly ok if I could enable "trust_acpi_lid_state" option
somewhere (since I know it works on my laptop), but today we don't have a
daemon/tool/script to handle laptop lids..
So we're not even trying to do the right thing..
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