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Thread: Video bug. Report to launchpad?

  1. #1
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    Video bug. Report to launchpad?

    I have a Compaq Armada M700, and if I boot with the laptop's screen closed, if I go and open it after the login screen comes up, the screen will be a little glitched, so that the image is up and to the left, and wrapped around the bottom. (So if I go up high enough, it'll come up out of the bottom) however, there's also a black bar. It appears to me as though X doesn't fill the video ram correctly if the cover is closed. Anyone else have this problem, and/or anyone know of a solution? (Other than booting with the cover open, obviously?)

    By The Way: If I Ctrl + Alt + Backspace to reset X, it will "fix" it.

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    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Video bug. Report to launchpad?

    After you boot like this, you might take a look at the log file at:

    /var/log/Xorg.0.log

    This contains all of the startup messages from Xorg & might provide a few clues as to exactly what is happening.

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