Ohh! Pretty pictures!

My Lenovo 300 N100 is causing problems again. When I press Fn-F7 to switch output video modes the output is like below on the laptop TFT, blinking from red to pale blue:

Ohh! Pretty pictures!

The analogue VGA output does sort-of work, when set to 1024×768 (rather than a widescreen mode) but I can never get the TFT display back to normal, even with repeated Fn-F7's.

Anyone seen this before? I've tried the latest nv and nouveau DDX. Needless to say, this has never worked on Linux for me, and always worked with Windows XP.


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Richard has over 10 years of experience developing open source software. He is the maintainer of GNOME Software, PackageKit, GNOME Packagekit, GNOME Power Manager, GNOME Color Manager, colord, and UPower and also contributes to many other projects and opensource standards. Richard has three main areas of interest on the free desktop, color management, package management, and power management. Richard graduated a few years ago from the University of Surrey with a Masters in Electronics Engineering. He now works for Red Hat in the desktop group, and also manages a company selling open source calibration equipment. Richard's outside interests include taking photos and eating good food.

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