Off-Topic??? <Fn>-<F4>, internal/external monitor switch-functionality on laptop

Christian V. J. Bruessow cvjb at
Fri Mar 11 11:18:34 CET 2005


On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 01:12:19AM +0100, David Wiedemann wrote:
>I have a question and am a bit lost, as I also don't get a hint in the 
>internet. Would be great, if anybody could give me an idea how to proceed...
>I have SuSE Professional 9.1 with XFree 4.3.99 on my laptop, a compaq 
>Armada M700.
>I'm very fine (especially as with XFCE it is nice fast :-) ), but I 
>cannot use the external port. When I press <Fn>-<F4> which is suposed to 
>switch between the internal LCD and the external graphic-port, my 

Don't know, if it helps with a ATI Rage Mobility, but with my nVidia
graphics adapter, I had to turn off TwinView in my XF86Config to use a
external display.



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