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Re: i810switch -> xrandr for F8



On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 19:23 -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> The i810switch program has been around for a while, and it forces the
> Intel i810 - i945 series video chips to enable or disable the external
> VGA or LCD panel video output devices on a laptop.  i810switch has not
> had an update since June 2005.
> 
> In Fedora 8, the xrandr application provides this same functionality,
> natively in the Xorg subsystem.
> 
> In my limited testing, xrandr works on the i810 class hardware I have
> access to.
> 
> I'd like to drop i810switch from the distribution for Fedora 8, and
> add a release note suggesting users of i810switch use xrandr instead.

I heartily endorse this product and/or service.

- ajax


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