Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 585111
docked laptop - wrong display
Last modified: 2010-11-15 09:24:59 EST
Description of problem:
Booting up a laptop with lid closed ends up with a login screen to a closed laptop screen. External display has desktop "left of" the login screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rhel 6 beta
Boot laptop when docked and laptop lid closed
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert laptop to a docking station with external display
2. Turn on the laptop
3. Wait and see
Closed display is used as the main display
External display is used as the main display
Ati Mobility Radeon HD 3470
There is a duplicate bug I accidentally created #585113 due to "proxy error" or something. I thought the first one didn't go through...
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*** Bug 585113 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Please boot with drm.debug=15 and attach dmesg + xorg log when the laptop is docked.
dmesg.txt and Xorg.0.log attached
Created attachment 409069 [details]
dmesg with drm.debug=15
Created attachment 409072 [details]
Xorg.0.log the right one
*** Bug 584687 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Please give the output of :
When the laptop is docked and lid closed and external screen active.
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-30.el6
Can I get the kernel from somewhere?
With rhel 6 beta 2 it works as it should.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.