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Bug 585111 - docked laptop - wrong display
docked laptop - wrong display
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jérôme Glisse
: Triaged
: 584687 585113 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2010-04-23 03:04 EDT by Taunus
Modified: 2010-11-15 09:24 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-11-15 09:24:59 EST
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dmesg with drm.debug=15 (122.71 KB, text/plain)
2010-04-26 01:57 EDT, Taunus
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log the right one (101.64 KB, text/plain)
2010-04-26 02:00 EDT, Taunus
no flags Details

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Description Taunus 2010-04-23 03:04:57 EDT
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

How reproducible:
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
Actual results:
Closed display is used as the main display

Expected results:
External display is used as the main display

Additional info:
Ati Mobility Radeon HD 3470
Comment 1 Taunus 2010-04-23 03:23:09 EDT
There is a duplicate bug I accidentally created #585113 due to "proxy error" or something. I thought the first one didn't go through...
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-04-23 05:02:39 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 4 Jérôme Glisse 2010-04-23 06:36:51 EDT
*** Bug 585113 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Jérôme Glisse 2010-04-23 06:37:57 EDT
Please boot with drm.debug=15 and attach dmesg + xorg log when the laptop is docked.
Comment 6 Taunus 2010-04-26 01:56:36 EDT
dmesg.txt and Xorg.0.log attached
Comment 7 Taunus 2010-04-26 01:57:22 EDT
Created attachment 409069 [details]
dmesg with drm.debug=15
Comment 9 Taunus 2010-04-26 02:00:32 EDT
Created attachment 409072 [details]
Xorg.0.log the right one
Comment 11 Jérôme Glisse 2010-04-28 05:14:28 EDT
*** Bug 584687 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Jérôme Glisse 2010-04-30 12:56:00 EDT
Please give the output of :
cat /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state

When the laptop is docked and lid closed and external screen active.

Comment 13 Taunus 2010-05-03 05:27:05 EDT
cat /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state
state: closed
Comment 15 Aristeu Rozanski 2010-05-26 15:18:35 EDT
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-30.el6
Comment 18 Taunus 2010-06-03 02:05:42 EDT
Can I get the kernel from somewhere?
Comment 19 Taunus 2010-07-01 08:30:27 EDT
With rhel 6 beta 2 it works as it should.
Comment 20 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-15 09:24:59 EST
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.

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