Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445870
Fn+F8 doesn't work on a Dell Latitude D630i to activate external displays
Last modified: 2009-01-22 23:28:09 EST
Description of problem:
The Dell Latitude D630 does have a hotkey to activate external displays. By
pressing Fn+F8 the external display will be activated.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into X session
2. Press Fn+F8
external display should be activated
External display works after restart of X11.
The Latitude has a VGA output onboard. While connected to a docking station,
there is VGA and DVI output available.
Created attachment 304952 [details]
If you run 'dbus-monitor' and hit fn-f8, does an event get generated?
Moving to MODIFIED, this is probably a hal bug if anything, but we should get in the test profile for beta.
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
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