Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 810293
Unable to log in without external monitors on a laptop
Last modified: 2013-02-13 17:05:19 EST
Description of problem:
Got a laptop, Acer Timeline X, with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 graphics card.
Got two external monitors connected, one via HDMI and the other via DVI.
When I want to take my laptop elsewhere I can't log in cause the system always disconnects my laptop display no matter what. No matter if I try to configure the system before I disconnect my monitors.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 16 (Gnome 3.2, and KDE 4.8)
Happens each time I try to log in without external monitors.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure in system settings that I want my laptop display on.
2. Disconnect external monitors.
3. Log out or restart.
To be able to use my PC as normally would without external monitors. (Like f.ex. in Windows).
I am not sure if gdm is correct component, but it should be closer then GNU screen.
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