[Libdlo] Display Link on Linux

Matt Dorsch libdlo at dorscm.wakeful.net
Fri Jun 17 12:30:07 PDT 2011

Sorry, should've used this link:


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On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Matt Dorsch <libdlo at dorscm.wakeful.net> wrote:
> I had similar issues. I ended up using the displaylink x driver, not
> the fbdev driver. It's working great for me in 14 and 15.
> First, I recommend looking at this thread on where the code is now stored:
> http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/BNQl8ARde6yPY7o4ppz2
> (or searching for 'DisplayLink "Current Code Location"' should work.)
> You probably just need the x driver, not the udlfb kernel module, as
> that is already in the F15 kernel rpm file.
> Second, note that the displaylink and fbdev "make install" commands
> default to placing the driver module in
> /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/drivers. Your ldconfig may not find it
> there. You'll either need to move it to /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers
> and then run ldconfig, or add that local path to your ld directory
> list and rerun ldconfig.
> Matt
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 3:00 PM,  <libdlo-request at lists.freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> All,
>> I realize I may be beating a dead horse but...  I've just recently purchased
>> a HP USB Graphics adapter, and through research came to realize it's just a
>> rebranded DisplayLink adapter.
>> I'm  running FC15 KDE and just can't get it to work.  I get the monitor to
>> show the green screen, but that's it.
>> Any help would be appreciated, and if you need any more info from me, just
>> ping me.
>> Thanks,
>> CuMorrigu.

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