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Re: radeon + laptop/external monitor (through docking station) problem



>  > My set up is basically a laptop connected to an external monitor
>  > through a docking station (Fedora 9 + AMD64).
>  >
>  > Laptop has a Radeon Mobility 7500 card (screen resolution 1280x800)
>  > and the external monitor is Samsung SyncMaster 225BW with 1680x1050
>  > resolution.
>  >
>  > The problem is that when I keep the laptop docked and access it
>  > through the external monitor, I get a display like this -
>  > http://picasaweb.google.com/kewlemer/XorgRadeonLaptopDockingStationExtMonitorProblem/photo#5212182196419140690
>
>
> Since there are two screens of dis-similar size in clone mode, gnome
>  is picking the screen on crtc 0 as the default which is internal
>  panel.
>
Thanks very much for the note. Is there any other way around this
apart from disabling LVDS?   Option "IgnoreLidStatus" "False" doesn't
seem to work on my hardware - actually this option disappears from
xorg.conf, each time I restart X.

Thanks,
KM


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