Bug 1283176 - Some external displays don't wake up
Some external displays don't wake up
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 2015-11-18 07:16 EST by Viktor Jancik
Modified: 2016-07-19 15:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 15:59:22 EDT
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Description Viktor Jancik 2015-11-18 07:16:25 EST
Description of problem:
Placing Lenovo Thinkpad 450s into the Dock results with only some of the external displays waking up. This can be either one of the two, or on rare occasions, none of the two.

How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Place a Thinkpad with running Fedora into a dock, with connected external displays.
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Actual results:
Some of the displays wake up sometimes.

Expected results:
All of the displays wake up always.

Additional info:
This issue can be resolved by closing and reopening the lid on the laptop after it's been placed inside the Dock. This usually causes the remaining sleeping external display to wake up.
I know other people who have different hacks around it, like forcing a rerender of the screens using a x11 tool (not sure which one), or just pulling out and plugging in the sleeping display.
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 15:59:22 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 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no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further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.

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