|Summary:||attempting dual screen enable invariably shuts down main laptop screen|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||karl kleinpaste <karl>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-drv-ati||Assignee:||X/OpenGL Maintenance List <xgl-maint>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2011-06-27 19:12:08 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description karl kleinpaste 2010-06-30 15:40:27 UTC
Description of problem: thinkpad t60p. main laptop screen is 1680x1050, 2nd monitor to be attached is a westinghouse 1400x1050 lcd. upon connecting the 2nd monitor and executing "xrandr" in a terminal or using system-config-display or gnome-display-properties, the 2nd monitor comes to life and the main screen goes dark. the condition is not correctable without a reboot: once the main screen is gone, it stays gone. notably, gnome-display-properties shows radio button "on" (it believes the main laptop screen is active) because clicking "off" (and apply) causes gnome-display-properties to re-arrange the apparent position (left/right) of the two monitors. clicking main screen "on" again, 2nd screen flickers and stays on as things are done under the hood after apply, but main screen stays dark. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.13.0-1.fc13.x86_64.rpm 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M56GL [Mobility FireGL V5250] How reproducible: every time. Steps to Reproduce: 1. plug in 2nd monitor 2. run any of xrandr, system-config-display, gnome-display-properties 3. main screen goes blank. Actual results: unrecoverable blank main screen. Expected results: 2 functional screens. Additional info: i can supply an Xorg.0.log if needed. i've looked, but there's so much crud in such logs that i can't determine anything of consequence from them.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-01 15:09:42 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 19:12:08 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.