Deactivating LVDS display when laptop lid is closed

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at
Sat Sep 4 14:36:18 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 08:54:31AM +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> Orion Poplawski píše v Út 06. 07. 2010 v 17:03 -0600: 
> > Apparently[1] it is up to the desktop environment now to deactivate the LVDS 
> > display if the laptop lid is closed at boot (or whenever?).  I now have 
> > several F13 laptops in docks with external monitors that boot with the lid 
> > closed, but kdm_greet puts the login panel on the closed LVDS display (see 
> > bug[2]).  I've also filed a Fedora bug for similar stuff here [3].  I don't 
> > know how gdm behaves.
> I think I have noticed the same behaviour, but with gdm -
> is cloned from older
> F-12 bug, because the issue reappeared in F-13.

Links to related bugzillas:

Any news about this? I have the same problem.. 

I can help debugging if someone familiar with this stuff
can give pointers where to start looking at..

-- Pasi

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