D-Bus service to check the availability of dual-GPU
See https://developer.gnome.org/switcheroo-control/ for developer information.
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc make make install
It requires libgudev and systemd.
gdbus introspect --system --dest net.hadess.SwitcherooControl --object-path /net/hadess/SwitcherooControl
If that doesn't work, please file an issue, make sure any running switcheroo-control
has been stopped:
systemctl stop switcheroo-control.service
and attach the output of:
Disabling automatic switch to integrated GPU
By default, on startup and whatever the BIOS settings (which might or might not be available, depending on the system), we will force the integrated GPU to be used so that power savings are made by default, and the discrete GPU is only used for select applications.
If this causes problems, this behaviour can be disabled by passing
xdg.force_integrated=0 as a kernel command-line options in the
Don't forget to file a bug against your distribution to get the kernel or graphics drivers fixed, depending on the exact problem at hand.
- MacBook Pro (8,2)
- Thinkpad T430s