Kiosk config that selects a video card?

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Kiosk config that selects a video card?

Post#1 by ajames » 16 May 2017, 21:30

I have a Dell M6600 that has a messed up AMD video card. It also has a working video output from the motherboard. Is there any way to configure a kiosk to run off the lesser video card? I am considering opening the laptop and removing the AMD video card, but this could save me hours of work.

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Re: Kiosk config that selects a video card?

Post#2 by fanthom » 17 May 2017, 06:33

Hello ajames,

Can you disable faulty GPU in the BIOS/EFI firmware settings (or at least set GPU priority there)? If not then perhaps a custom build would be necessary to blacklist the driver for this card.

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