NVidia: internal/external display switching

Neil hok.krat at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:17:58 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 7:59 AM, Dmitry Kasatkin
<dmitry.kasatkin at nokia.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a use case which I want to make working.
> I use external LCD display with my Lenovo Thinkpad T61p which has NVidia
> Quadro FX570M chip in a dock in the office.
> But when I go to home I want to suspend the laptop and resume at home
> and of course use internal LCD.
> But when I resume laptop I cannot see any picture on internal LCD,
> because X still uses old configuration.
> If I restart X server with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace then it will start using
> internal LCD.
> Is any way to switch display on the fly without killing X?
> How to configure X in order achieve that?
> Any hints are welcome.
> Thanks,
> Dmitry


Just cloning the screen is no solution?


While working towards the future one should be ensuring that there is
a future to work to.

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