Bug#431032: xserver-xorg-video-i810: LCD won't turn off when docked, on Dell laptop
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 02:55:01AM +0100, Guy Heatley wrote:
> Subject: xserver-xorg-video-i810: LCD won't turn off when docked on Dell laptop
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-i810
> Version: 2:2.0.0-1
> Severity: normal
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> I use a docking station for my laptop: a Dell Latitude D610.
> Since a apt-get upgrade of the X server the sensor that detects when the lid is
> down does not function and the LCD screen is on all the time, event
> when the lid
> is closed. I tried using Fn + f8 and the program i810switch to force
> the LCD off,
> but to no avail.
> The effects of this are:-
> 1) The CRT I attach to the docking station runs at the resolution of the LCD
> display - very flickery and annoying and low-res.
> 2) The LCD display never shuts off even when the lid is closed on the laptop.
> The X server tries briefly to run at the resolution specified in the
> xorg.conf but fails and falls back to the default LCD spec - 1024 X
Did you get any improvement with more recent intel drivers?
>From unstable or experimental?