Ubuntu 7.04/Issues/Cycling through display modes with external monitors on Nvidia

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<br>''Systems Affected:''Inspiron E1505n
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<br>'''Systems Affected:''' Inspiron E1505n
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<br>''Description:''With NVidia graphics with the nv driver and connected to an external monitor, cycling through all display modes causes X to be dispayed on only half the Laptop screen. The rest of the screen is dark.
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<br>'''Description:''' With NVidia graphics with the nv driver and connected to an external monitor, cycling through all display modes causes X to be dispayed on only half the Laptop screen. The rest of the screen is dark.
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<br>''Impact:'' Unable to use Laptop screen with X
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<br>'''Impact:''' Unable to use Laptop screen with X
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<br>''Workaround:'' Rsetart X (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) or switch to a virtual console and back.
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<br>'''Workaround:''' Restart X (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) or switch to a virtual console and back.
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<br>''Fix'': No fix available at this time. Issue being tracked in Launchpad# [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-source-2.6.20/+bug/110648 110648]
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<br>'''Fix:''' No fix available at this time. Issue being tracked in Launchpad# [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-source-2.6.20/+bug/110648 110648]

Revision as of 17:46, 10 July 2007


Systems Affected: Inspiron E1505n
Description: With NVidia graphics with the nv driver and connected to an external monitor, cycling through all display modes causes X to be dispayed on only half the Laptop screen. The rest of the screen is dark.
Impact: Unable to use Laptop screen with X
Workaround: Restart X (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) or switch to a virtual console and back.
Fix: No fix available at this time. Issue being tracked in Launchpad# 110648

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