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Re: Missing HDMI display




Michael Milliman composed on 2017-07-30 15:32 (UTC-0500):

> Ok, guys.  I'm working on getting Debian 9.1 with Gnome DEfully
> functional with a new laptop.  A couple of the issues have been
> addressed already, and fixed.  The next issue is a missing HDMI output.

> I'm running a very new HP Pavilion Power laptop (model number 15-
> cb045wm with core i7-7700 CPU, Intel Kabylake HD Graphics GT2, and
> NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU.  The laptop has an HDMI connector on the
> side, and it works with Windows 10.  However, the HDMI display does not
> show up under linux.  The HDMI output does show up under Pulseaudio,
> though it appears to be non-functional, i.e., when I set the
> configuration up for HDMI output, nothing comes out through the HDMI
> connection.  I have no real idea how to troubleshoot this issue, and
> suspect that this system may be new enough that the drivers have not
> caught up with the chipset, and so I may be out of luck for a little
> while.

> I have searched the debian-user list archive and found nothing that
> appeared to be useful.  Any information one of you Gurus might have
> will be appreciated.

Sounds to me like your key search terms should have been 'linux hybrid graphics'
or 'debian hybrid graphics', and you don't have any of the possible candidates
installed.

https://wiki.debian.org/Bumblebee looks like a place to start.

These should be useful even though not intended for Debian:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PRIME
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NVIDIA_Optimus
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