How to get beamer display on a NVidia laptop

Patrick fedora-list at
Tue Feb 12 16:57:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 16:35 +0100, Jacob (=Jouk) Jansen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a HP/Compaq 8710w laptop (with Nvidia quadro graphics card) running F8.
> When I connect a monitor to the video exit of the laptop I can configure it
> with the "twin" option to have it display on both the external screen and on
> the laptops own screen.
> However, today I tried to use a beamner with the laptop and it fails to
> recognise that it is connected. What am I missing? What should I do to make
> it work?

I've seen that before on a Toshiba laptop. I had to power down the
laptop, insert the beamer connector and then power up the laptop. Try
that and see if it detects the beamer.


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