XServer burned my LCD twice

Philippe Landau lists at mailry.net
Fri Mar 11 00:14:10 UTC 2005

Nadeem Bitar wrote:
> XServer managed to "burn" my laptop's LCD twice. In all the years that
> I've been using linux I never had this happen to any of my monitors.
> Since I just fixed the LCD for the third time, I'm worried to plug the
> external monitor that is causing my laptop's screen to "burn". Any
> advice on protecting my laptop's lcd while still using my external
> LCD.
if you can connect your external monitor to a second (old) pc,
there are many applications allowing you to have remote x-sessions.

> I filled a bug on the freedesktop bugzilla, please refer to that for
> more details.
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2628
sounds really bad ...

kind regards     philippe

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