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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug an external display into the port for it on the laptop you are
2. If the laptop has a video hotkey, press it. Otherwise, open a terminal and
Screen goes blank (backlight comes back on in a moment).
External monitor is blank,
I get a Message from syslogd@ - kernel: Disabling IRQ #58
Both displays should show the same thing, should show the entire desktop area,
and should not be corrupted.
Shutting the machine down via SSH makes a corrupt image on the laptop display sometimes. It looks as the console should when shutting down, but the characters are fuzzy, and don't print past a certain vertical ~3/4 of the way down the screen, causing horizontal lines past that vertical at the pixels that are lit on that vertical.
Created attachment 468721 [details]
Created attachment 468722 [details]
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
request at this time. Red Hat invites you to ask your support
representative to propose this request, if appropriate and relevant,
in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
No further hardware enablement updates are planned for RHEL5's X stack. If this problem still occurs in RHEL6, please update the affected product version and reopen this bug.