11-21-2019 01:56 AM - last edited on 11-21-2019 07:56 AM by zoltanthegypsy
(Not sure this is the right forum -- failed to find the button to post in the "Linux Operating System" one)
Lenovo P53, fresh install of openSUSE Leap 15.1 (kernel 4.12.14-lp151.28.32-default, proprietary nVidia G05 driver installed, no Bumblebee or SUSE-prime). BIOS version: N2NET30W (1.15) dated 09/26/2019.
Problem: I can't get an external monitor recognized (neither by plugging it directly in the HDMI port of the laptop or by docking the laptop to a Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 workstation dock (170W, P/N 40AN0170EU) and connecting the monitor HDMI cable to the docking.
FWIW, the external monitor was not detected either when using the OSS 'nouveau' driver.
Can anyone recommend anything?
Moderator note: post moved.
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11-26-2019 02:11 AM
(Thanks to the moderator for moving my post).
A few clarifications after more troubleshooting:
The reason given by X for not loading the NVIDIA module are the following error messages (from Xorg.0.log):
[ 22.691] (EE) NVIDIA(G0): GPU screens are not yet supported by the NVIDIA driver [ 22.691] (EE) NVIDIA(G0): Failing initialization of X screen
In the mean time, I've also posted this question (with more details) on the NVIDIA forums:
11-26-2019 03:12 AM
Once in this state, external monitors are correctly recognized (either through the laptop's HDMI connector or through the docking station ports).