Better MonitorLayout default for ATI-driven laptops?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 06:42:08 PDT 2007
On 10/17/07, Daniel Kasak <dan at entropy.homelinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 01:29 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > On 10/14/07, Daniel Kasak <dkasak at nusconsulting.com.au> wrote:
> > > I tried out the zero-config X thingy on the weekend ( doing a complete
> > > re-install ), and found one show-stopper for zero-config operation on
> > > ATI laptops. The driver defaults to CRT ( I think - at least it doesn't
> > > default to the panel ) resulting in no output on the LCD panel. Perhaps
> > > this should be reversed, so TDMS or LDMS ( or whatever it is, I'm not at
> > > my laptop at the moment ) is the default. If I hadn't encountered this
> > > before, it would have taken me *ages* to figure out what the problem
> > > was.
> > What version of the ati driver are you using? That latest version of
> > the driver should do the right thing (barring broken bioses and a few
> > XPRESS chips).
> Sorry for the late reply. Haven't had time to turn on my laptop in a
> I'm using xf86-video-ati from git as of Oct 12.
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