Problems with resumed suspend: Work (dual/external heads) <=> Home (built in laptop display)
myspamb8 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 08:02:36 PDT 2009
Okay, nobody liked my questions. ;-) Let me ask a different question, then:
Is there a way to query xrandr to give me the current configuration as
an xrandr command? That could help give me a workaround.
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 1:08 AM, Jamie Jackson<myspamb8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> (Ubuntu 9.04)
> At work, I've got dual head, external monitors (VGA, TDMS-1). If I
> suspend there, and resume at home (using only built-in LVDS), I get a
> black screen.
> I have similar problems when going in reverse.
> The only way I've been able to recover is via SSH and xrandr, however,
> my home => work xrandr process is haphazard. While I can usually get
> it to work, I can only get enough to give me a panel (on the wrong
> screen, the VGA) to get to the gnome display config gui (where I can
> finish the proper config, getting the panel on the main TDMS-1, and
> the auxiliary display on the smaller VGA).
> When I need to resume at home, I usually bag it, and just hard reset.
> I've got a few questions:
> 1. Is there a way to get X to roam better (be smarter about detecting
> and using displays on resume)?
> 2. Alternatively, is there some xrandr sequence I can use that makes
> the home => work transition less awkward?
> 3. Also, alternatively, what's the sequence for the work => home
> transition? (This one's a bit of a pain, because I've got to jump
> through some hoops to SSH in at home, but if I had a sequence, I could
> script it, and then maybe blindly run my script from a TTY.)
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