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Old 12-21-2004, 04:11 PM   #1
jdillon
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Problem running FC3 dual head with new Optiplex GX280


Hey all:

Work just got us some new machines. They're nice Dual Head Optiplex GB280s. Of course, the first thing I did was install a real OS.

The problem I'm having is simple. I have the machine set up on FC3, and it's working fine with one DVI monitor (we have two 17" dell monitors).

The weird part is that they have included some kind of splitter. It has a DVI cable for the computer, and two DVI cables for each monitor. So there is technically only one video card (an ATI Radeon X300 128). This setup worked with windows out of the box, but I can't seem to get it to work under FC3.

I've tried using the GUI tools, but when I enable dual head support, it lets me set everything up, but it won't let me click "OK".

Is there some kind of command line workaround I can do?

I could really use some help on this one!

Thanks!

Jonathan
 
Old 12-21-2004, 06:01 PM   #2
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Update: 2 monitors now working, but...

Ok, I've got both the monitors working, but only in mirror images (aka, the same display 2x).

Is there some fix? Anyone ever used this setup before?

Jonathan
 
Old 12-21-2004, 09:45 PM   #3
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Nobody knows?

Sigh.

Nobody has had any experiences with this? ;-(
 
  


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