Ignore laptop LCD when external display present

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 09:27:40 PST 2007

On 3/10/07, Ian Pilcher <i.pilcher at comcast.net> wrote:
> Ross Burton wrote:
> > I'm using the all new RandR 1.2, with the Intel driver.  I didn't notice
> > that you were using radeon (damn this cold, I can't think straight).
> OK, so it looks like I won't be able to use RandR to adjust outputs,
> resolution, etc. while X is running, but I'm OK with that.
> All I really need is a configuration that will make X use the external
> display at its full resolution when its attached, and use the built-in
> LCD at its resolution when there's no external display attached.  (The
> decision being made when X starts.)
> Is there no way at all to do this?

use the monitorlayout option.


> Thanks for everyones' repsonses!

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