[Debian-eeepc-devel] Bug#500191: Bug#500191: eeepc-acpi-scripts: VGA toggle does nothing

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Thu Sep 25 21:39:17 UTC 2008

Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> -=| John Goerzen, Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 03:48:11PM -0500 |=-
>> Package: eeepc-acpi-scripts
>> Version: 1.0.7
>> Severity: normal
>> I can manually su to root and run /etc/acpi/actions/vga-toggle.sh, and
>> it works, but Fn-F5 doesn't.
>> Some debugging showed that this is because xrandr is failing when
>> called that way, because DISPLAY is not set.  That makes sense; where
>> would it be set when acpid calls it?  Adding export DISPLAY=:0.0
>> didn't help, though; probably XAUTH issue?
> Hm. Can you try if sourcing /usr/share/eeepc-acpi-scripts/functions.sh 
> and calling detect_x_display in vga-toggle.sh makes any difference?  
> detect_x_display should do the DISPLAY/xauth magic.

That does appear to fix it.

-- John

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