Bug 626865 - Laptop freezes when lid is closed when connected to external monitor
Summary: Laptop freezes when lid is closed when connected to external monitor
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drivers   
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Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-08-24 15:18 UTC by soorya
Modified: 2011-06-28 14:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-28 14:04:04 UTC
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Description soorya 2010-08-24 15:18:42 UTC
Description of problem: The laptop is connected to a docking station. I configure the display settings such that I turn off the laptop screen and just have the external monitor [connected to the docking station] active. When I close the lid, both the displays are off and the machine freezes. Even if I remove the laptop from the docking station the machine is still frozen. This however does not happen when the laptop is not connected to the docking station. This is seen in Fedora 13

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

How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attach laptop to docking station. configure the display settings such that only external monitor display is active and laptop monitor is off
2. Close the lid of the laptop and open the laptop. The displays go blank
3. The laptop hangs
Actual results: Laptop hangs

Expected results: The external display should be active

Additional info:

Comment 1 soorya 2010-08-24 15:20:26 UTC
This is not seen in other OSes like Mandriva 2010.1 and opensuse

Comment 2 soorya 2010-08-24 15:21:12 UTC
The laptop is Dell latitude E6400

Comment 3 Elad Alfassa 2011-05-01 05:37:14 UTC
Which graphic card does your laptop have? attach relevant lspci output.

Comment 4 Elad Alfassa 2011-05-03 05:13:36 UTC
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.

(This information will help much more than lspci output)

Please add drm.debug=0x04 to the kernel command line, restart computer, and attach

* your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available),
* X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log)
* output of the dmesg command, and
* system log (/var/log/messages)

to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link above.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2011-06-01 10:35:08 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 13 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2011-06-28 14:04:04 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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