Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1022962
External display disconnection not detected
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:42:50 EDT
Created attachment 815736 [details]
Screencast demonstrating the external display disconnection problem.
Description of problem:
I'm participating in the Fedora 20 Graphics test week.
When following the http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_radeon_multihead test case, I encountered the problem that the X server/driver doesn't detect external display disconnection properly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect the external display
2. The system automatically detects the display and extends the GNOME desktop to it.
3. Disconnect the external display
The system should detect the disconnection and adjust the display settings accordingly.
I recorded a screencast showing the problem.
When I ran xrandr (after the external display was disconnected), things are updated.
But at the same time GNOME's screencast suddenly ended.
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