On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:08 PM, Andreas Herz <a...@geekosphere.org> wrote:
> FYI:
> i just had to put
>> workspace "3: multimedia" output DP-1
> into my config, so the workspace is moved to that output when it's back.

That sounds like a good solution to me.

> On 17/08/15 at 09:47, Andreas Herz wrote:
>> With 4.10.3 this fix was introduced:
>> https://github.com/i3/i3/commit/14e95e765eeb1fd103ee8821656b43bf69c5519d
>> This makes total sense, but in some cases it might be annoying.
>> I have a setup with 3 LCDs (all the same HP ZR24w) connected to an
>> nvidia gpu. 2 LCDs are connected via DVI and the 3rd one is connected
>> via DP.
>> I let my workstation run 24/7 so i just turn the screens on/off. While
>> the 2 LCDs on DVI are staying "connected" in the xrandr output when
>> turned off, the LCD on DP is "disconnected" (althought still physical
>> attached). So the workspaces from the 3rd LCD (DP) are moved to the
>> other ones, so i have to move them back to the 3rd LCD everytime i get
>> back home and turn the LCDs on again.
>> So it might be an idea to add an option to disable this feature.

I’m not convinced i3 is the right layer to introduce options for this.

It sounds to me like your graphics driver incorrectly detects a
display as disconnected when you are using DisplayPort and the display
is turned off. Consider filing a bug against your graphics driver :).

Best regards,

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