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Old 08-23-2006, 09:05 AM   #1
enriko
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Unhappy Help on clone mode for external monitor (FC5/ATI card/Radeon drv)


Hi all,
I'm running FC5 on a thinkpad (T40 ) and I'm trying to get a secondary external monitor to just show a copy of the primary (i.e the laptop LCD). I'm using the open radeon drivers that my FC5 installation defaulted to for my ATI video card (see details below). I can actually get dualhead to work fine with individual (non-spanning) desktops, but what I want is just to have both screens to simply show the same content, although with the correct individual resolutions.

Is there anyone out there with a working xorg.conf for such a set-up?!


I also tried posting this at fedoraforum.org, but without much response. Funny thing is, I thought that getting "clone" mode to work properly would be pretty easy since I've seen a lot of posts by people who are trying to get their spanning desktop dualhead stuff to work, complaining that their external monitor ends up only beeing a replica of the primary screen.. Which is exactly what i want.. Kind of ironic


Anyhow, all and any advice is much appreciated!


Details:
Video card: ATI Radeon R250 Lf [FireGL 9000]
Chipset: ATI Radeon Mobility 9000 (M9) Lf (AGP)
Driver: Radeon
Kernel: kernel-2.6.17-1.2174_FC5
External monitor: HP L1925

Last edited by enriko; 08-23-2006 at 09:07 AM.
 
Old 09-08-2006, 11:22 PM   #2
andrewturngren
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Same Problem

I'm having the same problem!

I'm running FC5, latest (asof yesterday) kernel, and am using a Thinkpad R50 with an ATI mobility 7500 video card. I've edited my xorg.conf like crazy, and I've tried messing with dual head, and all kinds of cloning options. Every time I try to restart X, any settings either don't change anything or I have to reconfigure X because it won't start the sever on my hardware.

An answer would be greatly appreciated!
 
Old 11-03-2006, 10:55 AM   #3
benvierck
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re: clone mode; Thinkpad T40

Clone mode is all I've got working on my thinkpad t40. I'm looking for span capabilities. xorg.conf swap?

# /.../
# SaX generated X11 config file
# Created on: 2006-10-26T13:29:07-0500.
#
# Version: 7.1
# Contact: Marcus Schaefer <sax@suse.de>, 2005
# Contact: SaX-User list <https://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/sax-users>
#
# Automatically generated by [ISaX] (7.1)
# PLEASE DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE!
#

Section "Files"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/PEX"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin2/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/latin7/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/baekmuk:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/japanese:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/kwintv"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/uni:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ucs/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/misc:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/75dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/100dpi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/hellas/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/sgi:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/xtest"
FontPath "/opt/kde3/share/fonts"
InputDevices "/dev/gpmdata"
InputDevices "/dev/input/mice"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AllowMouseOpenFail" "on"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "dbe"
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
Load "v4l"
Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "kbd"
Identifier "Keyboard[0]"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
EndSection


Section "InputDevice"
Driver "mouse"
Identifier "Mouse[1]"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Name" "IBM USB Mouse"
Option "Protocol" "explorerps/2"
Option "Vendor" "Sysp"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "synaptics"
Identifier "Mouse[3]"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
Option "Name" "Touchpad"
Option "SHMConfig" "on"
Option "Vendor" "Synaptics"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection


Section "Monitor"
DisplaySize 390 290
HorizSync 29-121
Identifier "Monitor[0]"
ModelName "P1110"
Option "DPMS"
VendorName "DELL"
VertRefresh 48-160
UseModes "Modes[0]"
EndSection


Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[0]"
Modeline "1280x1024" 213.33 1280 1376 1520 1760 1024 1025 1028 1092
Modeline "1280x1024" 211.22 1280 1376 1520 1760 1024 1025 1028 1091
Modeline "1280x1024" 209.11 1280 1376 1520 1760 1024 1025 1028 1090
Modeline "1280x960" 213.50 1280 1376 1520 1760 960 961 964 1028
Modeline "1280x960" 211.48 1280 1376 1520 1760 960 961 964 1027
Modeline "1280x960" 209.47 1280 1376 1520 1760 960 961 964 1026
Modeline "1280x800" 210.58 1280 1376 1520 1760 800 801 804 867
Modeline "1280x800" 208.81 1280 1376 1520 1760 800 801 804 866
Modeline "1280x800" 207.29 1280 1376 1520 1760 800 801 804 866
Modeline "1152x864" 191.92 1152 1240 1368 1584 864 865 868 932
Modeline "1152x864" 190.24 1152 1240 1368 1584 864 865 868 931
Modeline "1152x864" 188.76 1152 1240 1368 1584 864 865 868 931
Modeline "1280x768" 202.08 1280 1376 1520 1760 768 769 772 832
Modeline "1280x768" 200.61 1280 1376 1520 1760 768 769 772 832
Modeline "1280x768" 198.91 1280 1376 1520 1760 768 769 772 831
Modeline "1024x768" 161.66 1024 1104 1216 1408 768 769 772 832
Modeline "1024x768" 160.49 1024 1104 1216 1408 768 769 772 832
Modeline "1024x768" 159.13 1024 1104 1216 1408 768 769 772 831
Modeline "1280x600" 156.44 1280 1376 1512 1744 600 601 604 650
Modeline "1280x600" 155.30 1280 1376 1512 1744 600 601 604 650
Modeline "1280x600" 154.17 1280 1376 1512 1744 600 601 604 650
Modeline "1024x600" 124.86 1024 1096 1208 1392 600 601 604 650
Modeline "1024x600" 123.96 1024 1096 1208 1392 600 601 604 650
Modeline "1024x600" 123.05 1024 1096 1208 1392 600 601 604 650
Modeline "800x600" 97.59 800 856 944 1088 600 601 604 650
Modeline "800x600" 96.89 800 856 944 1088 600 601 604 650
Modeline "800x600" 96.18 800 856 944 1088 600 601 604 650
Modeline "768x576" 89.56 768 824 904 1040 576 577 580 624
Modeline "768x576" 88.91 768 824 904 1040 576 577 580 624
Modeline "768x576" 88.26 768 824 904 1040 576 577 580 624
Modeline "640x480" 62.12 640 680 752 864 480 481 484 521
Modeline "640x480" 61.55 640 680 752 864 480 481 484 520
Modeline "640x480" 61.10 640 680 752 864 480 481 484 520
Modeline "1024x768" 64.11 1024 1080 1184 1344 768 769 772 795
Modeline "1024x600" 48.96 1024 1064 1168 1312 600 601 604 622
Modeline "800x600" 38.22 800 832 912 1024 600 601 604 622
Modeline "768x576" 34.96 768 792 872 976 576 577 580 597
Modeline "640x480" 23.86 640 656 720 800 480 481 484 497
EndSection


Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1280x768" "1024x768" "1280x600" "1024x600" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
EndSubSection
Device "Device[0]"
Identifier "Screen[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[0]"
EndSection


Section "Device"
BoardName "Radeon LW"
BusID "1:0:0"
Driver "radeon"
Identifier "Device[0]"
Option "SaXDualHead"
Option "IgnoreEDID"
Option "MergedFB"
Option "usevnc" "no"
Option "SaXDualMonitorVendor" "IBM"
Option "SaXDualVSync" "50-60"
Option "CRT2Position" "RightOf"
Option "CRT2VRefresh" "50-60"
Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024,1024x768;1280x960,1024x768;1280x800,1024x768;1152x864,1024x768;1280x768,1024x768;1024x768 ,1024x768;1280x600,1280x600;1024x600,1024x600;800x600,800x600;768x576,768x576;640x480,640x480"
Option "SaXDualOrientation" "RightOf"
Option "SaXDualResolution" "1024x768"
Option "SaXDualMode" "Xinerama"
Option "CRT2HSync" "55-60"
Option "SaXDualHSync" "55-60"
Option "SaXDualMonitorModel" "THINKPAD 1024X768 DSTNHPA LCD PANEL"
Screen 0
VendorName "ATI"
EndSection


Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout[all]"
InputDevice "Keyboard[0]" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse[1]" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Mouse[3]" "SendCoreEvents"
Option "Clone" "off"
Option "Xinerama" "off"
Screen "Screen[0]"
EndSection


Section "DRI"
Group "video"
Mode 0660
EndSection

Section "Extensions"
EndSection

Last edited by benvierck; 11-03-2006 at 10:57 AM.
 
  


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