External DVI vs. External VGA

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sun Mar 25 20:16:04 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 12:47 +1200, Andrew McMillan wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using version of 1.9.92 -video-intel (patched to handle the
> 1440x1050 resolution) and have my external LCD panel working when I
> connect it to the VGA connector in my laptop, or the VGA connector in my
> docking station.  These seem to be equivalent.
> However I can't seem to get it to work using the DVI connector in my
> docking station.

I've wondered whether that would work; I have a similar laptop, but
haven't got the docking station.

> xrandr does not list the DVI at all.  Here's the output:

That's not encouraging; that means the X server didn't detect an SDVO
chip. Could you post the Xorg.0.log file so we can see what the driver

keith.packard at intel.com
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