Bug 445868 - Fn+F4 doesn't work on a HP Compaq 6910p to activate external displays
Fn+F4 doesn't work on a HP Compaq 6910p to activate external displays
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
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Blocks: 391501
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Reported: 2008-05-09 10:53 EDT by Alan Matsuoka
Modified: 2013-06-21 20:21 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 16:39:10 EST
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2008-05-09 10:53 EDT, Alan Matsuoka
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Description Alan Matsuoka 2008-05-09 10:53:48 EDT
Description of problem:
The HP Compaq 6910p does have a hotkey to activate external displays. By
pressing Fn+F4 the external display will be activated.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into X session
2. Press Fn+F4

Actual results:
nothing happens

Expected results:
external display should be activated

Additional info:
External display works after restart of X11.

The Compaq has a VGA output onboard. While connected to a docking station, there
is VGA and DVI output available.
Comment 1 Alan Matsuoka 2008-05-09 10:53:48 EDT
Created attachment 304950 [details]
Comment 8 Dave Airlie 2008-09-11 23:58:13 EDT

xorg-x11-drv-6.6.3-3.15 built

Please have the customer test this as soon as possible.
Comment 12 Issue Tracker 2008-11-04 11:45:28 EST
Engineering is asking if the customer could test the errata with 5.3 if

Internal Status set to 'Waiting on Support'

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 issue 174868
Comment 13 Cameron Meadors 2008-12-03 16:39:06 EST
Tested on snap4 x86_64.  fn+f4 does detect external vga monitor.  Monitor does display with reasonable mode.
Comment 16 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:39:10 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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