Don't search for monitors on boot

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 27 14:13:39 UTC 2010


On 27 April 2010 15:08, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Having the external monitor disconnected for boot:
> ✈dcl:~$ xrandr
> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1680 x 1050, maximum 1680 x 1680
> VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> LVDS connected 1680x1050+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
> axis) 331mm x 207mm
>   1680x1050      60.1*+
>   1400x1050      60.0
>   1280x1024      59.9
>   1440x900       59.9
>   1280x960       59.9
>   1280x854       59.9
>   1280x800       59.8
>   1280x720       59.9
>   1152x768       59.8
>   1024x768       59.9
>   800x600        59.9
>   640x480        59.4
>
>
> Now, connecting it:
>
> Wow! xrandr showed the output with both monitors, then a message
> popped up on the screen mentioning that another monitor has been
> detected and asked if I want to configure it. I clicked yes, and
> System Settings opened up with the RandR screen open. I configured the
> monitor and it works!
>
> Now I know, when I connect the external monitor to run xrandx manually. Thanks!

You might just be able to open System, Preferences, Display after
plugging in the monitor, though I have not tried it.

Colin




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