Making Fedora work with laptops on docking station with external monitor
On 10/05/2010 12:18 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 19:07 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 10:19:04AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 09:59 -0600, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>>>> I think the fun will come from systems that don't properly report their lid
>>>> status. I think this is one of the complaints from the X developers.
>>> *shrug* those are separate bugs we can fix once we make the actual
>>> behaviour correct.
>> Bugs where we turn off people's displays when they're trying to use them
>> are things that we should address at the start of the development
>> process, not the end.
> don't we already have default behaviours based on the lid switch,
> anyway? So why don't we have this problem with those? IIRC, we default
> to suspending the system when the lid is closed on battery power - so
> are we suspending people's systems at random, if those systems have
> lying lid switches?
Generally those are based on a change of lid state, which may be different.
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