[Bug 15708] VGA-0 can't be activated using xrandr, even though it is properly detected by xrandr -q

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Sun Apr 27 15:19:30 PDT 2008


--- Comment #4 from Charlie Xia <charlie.xia.fdu at gmail.com>  2008-04-27 15:19:29 PST ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> Alex,
> Thanks for the reply.
> I tried to boot the laptop with external monitor attached and turned on.
> The booting process is shown on both monitors. I then enter the BIOs of the 
> laptop. The BIOs is shown on both monitors too. only when I started X, the 
> external monitor is off even xrandr shows it is connected and on.
> More stranger, if i turn it off by 'xrandr --output VGA-0 --off', the LVDS get 
> resized. my VGA-0 is supposed to run in 1280x1024 and LVDS 1024x768.
> Hope that gives you more information for judgement.
> And can you briefly explain what is the GPIO magic? Can I do anything more? or
> just give up? I actually had put a lot of my time on it and it drove me ;(.
> Charlie  

just a little clearifying,

I mean when I started X, the VGA-0 became black even though xrandr says it is

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