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authorWarren Block <wblock@FreeBSD.org>2016-02-22 16:22:43 +0000
committerWarren Block <wblock@FreeBSD.org>2016-02-22 16:22:43 +0000
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Explicitly state that video card output naming is not consistent.
Pointed out by sid -- <sidelight12@mail.com> on freebsd-doc.
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Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=48238
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@@ -623,8 +623,12 @@ HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)</screen>
<para>A common task is using the external video output on
a notebook computer for a video projector.</para>
- <para>Names and types of video connectors vary, so
- &man.xrandr.1; is run without options to list the
+ <para>The type and quantity of output connectors varies
+ between devices, and the name given to each output
+ varies from driver to driver. What one driver calls
+ <literal>HDMI-1</literal>, another might call
+ <literal>HDMI1</literal>. So the first step is to run
+ &man.xrandr.1; to list all the available
outputs:</para>
<screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>xrandr</userinput>