[ltp] Thinkpad W520, nouveau and external monitors

Martin Steigerwald linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 21:59:56 +0100

Am Samstag, 18. Februar 2012 schrieb Micha:
> I don't have a t520 so I don't know, but take note that there is a big
> difference between an Intel only machine where the Intel can
> definitely run the external monitor and an optimus machine where it
> depends on how the manufacturer wired it. On the w520 the external
> onboard connector are connected only to the nvidia (although I haven't
> checked what happens in Intel only mode), but the docking station does
> connect some of the connectors to the Intel. On the dell m4600, the
> digital connectors (HDMI and display port) are connected to the nvidia
> but the VGA is connected to the Intel.

I bet I am just happy with my Intel only ThinkPad. Sounds a lot easier for 
me to understand. ;)

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