DisplayPort Monitor at boot (encryption screen)

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DisplayPort Monitor at boot (encryption screen)

Postby jfkp » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:30 am

As I understood, xorg / xrandr or lightMD manage which monitors is primary only from the logging screen?

What can I set in order to get the initial "encryption screen" on my DisplayPort monitor and not on my laptop monitor? Grub? I found nothing in my BIOS (Dell A13).

Thanks.

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n.b. When I go to BIOS and then reboot, sometimes the encryption screen displays on my DP monitor.

EDIT: when I press F8 (switching screen) my DP monitor is reacting but won't display the logo and password field... Quite strange.
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Re: DisplayPort Monitor at boot (encryption screen)

Postby administrollaattori » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:00 pm

Basically you should make a Startup Application file, which determines the primary monitor. To know your monitors, run

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xrandr

http://puolanka.info/goto/how-to-set-ex ... y-monitor/

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Re: DisplayPort Monitor at boot (encryption screen)

Postby jfkp » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:18 pm

Thanks.

It doesn't work. Here is my script:

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[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=DP1
Comment=Set the default monitor
Exec= xrandr --output DP1 --primary


What I find really strange is that DP1 reacts but doesn't show the logo and password field.


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