QA:Testcase nouveau multihead

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# Connect as many displays as you can to the available ports on your display adapter
 
# Connect as many displays as you can to the available ports on your display adapter
 
# Shut your system down entirely, then start it up again
 
# Shut your system down entirely, then start it up again
# Verify that the graphical environment starts correctly and is spanned across all connected displays (Fedora 12 and later) or shows the same output on all displays (Fedora 11 and earlier)
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# Login to the desktop.  From a terminal application run the command {{command|xrandr}}. Take a copy of the results
# Open a console and run the command <tt>xrandr</tt>. Take a copy of the results
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# Run the GNOME display configuration tool, {{command||gnome-display-properties}}. Verify that it correctly shows each of the connected displays (monitors). Test re-arranging, enabling, disabling and configuring displays
# Run the GNOME display configuration tool, <tt>gnome-display-properties</tt>. Verify that it correctly shows each of the connected displays (monitors). Test re-arranging, enabling, disabling and configuring displays
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# When booting with multiple monitors, the graphical environment starts correctly and,
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#* for Fedora 12 and newer, the desktop is '''spanned''' across all connected displays
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#* for Fedora 11 and older, the desktop is '''mirrored''' (e.g. same output) on all connected displays
 
# xrandr should report each connected display and the correct available modes on each
 
# xrandr should report each connected display and the correct available modes on each
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# gnome-display-properties should show each connected display (monitor)
 
# gnome-display-properties should allow you to arrange the displays in any configuration, enable and disable displays, and change each display's settings; these changes should work and be reflected in what each display actually shows
 
# gnome-display-properties should allow you to arrange the displays in any configuration, enable and disable displays, and change each display's settings; these changes should work and be reflected in what each display actually shows
 
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[[Category:Nouveau_Test_Cases]]
 
[[Category:Nouveau_Test_Cases]]

Revision as of 15:16, 15 April 2010

Description

This test case tests whether multiple displays work successfully with the Nouveau driver. You will need at least two monitors connected to your NVIDIA video adapter to perform this test.


How to test

  1. Ensure the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf does not exist, or is a valid file that uses the nouveau driver. If you are using the live image, ignore this step
  2. Connect as many displays as you can to the available ports on your display adapter
  3. Shut your system down entirely, then start it up again
  4. Login to the desktop. From a terminal application run the command xrandr. Take a copy of the results
  5. Run the GNOME display configuration tool, . Verify that it correctly shows each of the connected displays (monitors). Test re-arranging, enabling, disabling and configuring displays

Expected Results

  1. When booting with multiple monitors, the graphical environment starts correctly and,
    • for Fedora 12 and newer, the desktop is spanned across all connected displays
    • for Fedora 11 and older, the desktop is mirrored (e.g. same output) on all connected displays
  2. xrandr should report each connected display and the correct available modes on each
  3. gnome-display-properties should show each connected display (monitor)
  4. gnome-display-properties should allow you to arrange the displays in any configuration, enable and disable displays, and change each display's settings; these changes should work and be reflected in what each display actually shows