CRT/LCD key non-functional
kirill at solaris.ru
Fri May 28 02:48:29 PDT 2004
On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 11:32:06AM -0700, Benjamin Alan Weaver wrote:
> I have a Dell Inspiron 5000 running 4.10-PRERELEASE. The key combination
> Fn+F8 is supposed to switch from the LCD screen output to the VGA port to
> both and so on. This does not work when running X, but does work when I'm
> in console mode. The other special keys that require Fn all work fine
> (such as the ones to change the volume and screen brightness). However,
> there is one other combination that doesn't work, which is Fn+NumLock =
> ScrollLock. Again, this combination does work in console mode.
> Unfortunately, I can't switch to the VGA port in console mode and then
> switch back to X, it goes back to the LCD. I'd really like to get this
> key working, since I do use this for presentations.
Check out XF86Config - it should have lines similar to this:
Option "accel" "True" # [<bool>]
Option "crt_display" "True" # [<bool>]
Option "hw_cursor" "True" # [<bool>]
Option "panel_display" "True" # [<bool>]
BoardName "Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x"
This way you will have output on both CRT & TFT.
Kirill Bezzubets CASE-RIPE CASE-RIPN
CTO / Head Of N.O.C. mailto:kirill at solaris.ru
Solaris ISP & Telecommunications Co. Ltd http://www.solaris.ru
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