[ltp] Re: how to automate xrandr with Port Replicator and
second Monitor (W500)
Sat, 05 Feb 2011 12:07:05 +1100
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Thanks, Thomas and Alex,
that's about all the info and incentive i needed, i'll dig into it.
On Wed, 2011-02-02 at 15:32 +0100, Thomas Hartwig wrote:
> Have seen this in latest Ubuntu as well as I connected a beamer. The
> system prompted me for a wished screen layout. So somehow it is working,
> but I don't know any details. But I think it is worth investigating.
> On 02/01/2011 02:23 AM, Andre Wyrwa wrote:
> > Hei,
> > i've got a W500, port replicator and a monitor attached to it.
> > Now i have a (silly?) habit of docking/undocking the box while it's
> > running. No probs, there. But...
> > When it's running standalone and i dock it, it fails to automatically
> > recognise the second monitor. Is there any way to trigger that? Even vi=
> > a little snipplet? And the same the other way around?
> > Likewise, when docked and i switch off the monitor, xrandr remains in
> > dual display mode. I'm not sure if monitors generally send a signal bac=
> > through the line when they are entering/leaving standby mode. Is that
> > the case? If so, how do i make X react on it?
> > (Distro is Gentoo, but i'm fairly comfy with my cross-distro
> > interpretation skills. ;-) )
> > Thanks,
> > Andre.
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