[linux-dell-laptops] Re: External monitor solution - Sort of
- charles_bank-@... wrote:
Take a look at http://radcyberzine.com/linux/linux-dell.html. This is
I use to get my laptop to operate.
> I have a Latitude CPi A366XT which I have dual booting Redhat Linux6.0
> and win95. I was having the same problem with getting an externalthe
> monitor to work when I had it docked. I had hoped I would find a
> solution on this list but it seems like other people were having the
> same problem. Well, after some playing around I stumbled across not
> most elegant solution, but at least something that works. If you openknow.
> up the laptop while it is in the dock and hit the FN-F8 key after
> starting X, it forces the computer to cycle back and forth between the
> laptop screen and the external monitor. Sometimes you get something
> goofy, especially on the laptop screen, but eventually I was able to
> get a decent image on the monitor. Like I said, it isn't the most
> elegant solution, but it works. If anyone has a better way, let me