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Fedora 16 with Dell E docking station M6400

asked 2012-05-15 21:31:29 -0500

robertcInT gravatar image

updated 2013-06-03 07:11:40 -0500

I had a stable platform using Fedora 14 on a Dell M6400 with E docking station. After installing Fedora 16, I can successfully boot to Linux standalone. If I connect to the docking station Linux boot locks, I think during transition to the graphical interface. Monitor loses sync. Is this a known problem and is there a fix?

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answered 2012-09-13 22:18:24 -0500

sferich888 gravatar image

I have seen this happen but with F17 I work from a docking station all day so I feel the pain when you disconnect and reconnect and your display locks up.

Usually a <ctrl> + <alt> + <backspace> solves the problem by restarting the display server.

I have noticed that with later updates to F17 this has gotten better and gone away for me. Might want to upgrade when 18 comes out I hear Gnome 3.5 (or whatever) is going to be sweet.

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