Resolution settings crash PC

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foxtreat
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Resolution settings crash PC

Post by foxtreat » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:30 pm

trying to set my laptop to use only the external display

however if i change the resolution or turn of the integrated display causes the laptop to freeze up completely,
using software rendering allows me to change it to what i want but upon reboot it freezes
removing the actual laptop screen doesnt work
help?
info
tested on 18.3 and 19,issue is persistent
everything is latest
no drivers available
HP laptop with AMD cpu and integrated GPU
Laptop 18.2,fanatic,Gaming,just a average highly hyped user

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Re: Resolution settings crash PC

Post by catweazel » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:44 am

foxtreat wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:30 pm
trying to set my laptop to use only the external display

however if i change the resolution or turn of the integrated display causes the laptop to freeze up completely,
using software rendering allows me to change it to what i want but upon reboot it freezes
removing the actual laptop screen doesnt work
help?
info
tested on 18.3 and 19,issue is persistent
everything is latest
no drivers available
HP laptop with AMD cpu and integrated GPU
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Re: Resolution settings crash PC

Post by miloshev » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:58 am

Hi, I have similar problem with the screen on Dell Inspiron 5150 (quite old laptop - born in 2003). After installation of Xface 19 x32 and reboot the screen stays in a color pattern as it is broken. Nothing can be read or done during this. The screen resolution is 1600x1200 but when I start in compatibility mode it is max 1024x786.
Shall I try with other version of MInt or... I really don't want to go back to Windows..... :(
Thanks.

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Re: Resolution settings crash PC

Post by Moem » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:19 am

miloshev wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:58 am
Hi, I have similar problem with the screen on Dell Inspiron 5150
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Re: Resolution settings crash PC

Post by miloshev » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:12 am

Hi Moem,
I will try an older version of Linux and if the problem is still on I will put it on new topic.
Thanks.

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Re: Resolution settings crash PC

Post by foxtreat » Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:02 pm

catweazel wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:44 am
foxtreat wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:30 pm
trying to set my laptop to use only the external display

however if i change the resolution or turn of the integrated display causes the laptop to freeze up completely,
using software rendering allows me to change it to what i want but upon reboot it freezes
removing the actual laptop screen doesnt work
help?
info
tested on 18.3 and 19,issue is persistent
everything is latest
no drivers available
HP laptop with AMD cpu and integrated GPU
Insufficient information. Please post the output of this terminal command:

Code: Select all

inxi -Fxz
Enclose the results between [ⅽode] and [/ⅽode] code markers by selecting </> from the mini toolbar above the textbox where you type your reply. Note that it's a capital F in that command, followed by lower case xz.
the computer just refused to display anything no matter if i held shift or anything,i preinstalled it into mint 17.2 ,then booting while holding shift,and selecting normal booting from the menu made it work,ive had no issue since,it works well enough
thanks everyone for the tips though! it seemed to be a kernel issue,anything 4.xx just did not work,17.3 had a corrupt iso so i just decided to go safe on 17.2
Laptop 18.2,fanatic,Gaming,just a average highly hyped user

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