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Hello there! First of all, I'd like to thank everyone on the forum for their previous help. You've all been great. I just got on the internet with Linux! Though, I'm an ambitious bastard... I want to set up a dual monitor system!
1.8 GHZ Athlon 2200+
GeForce 2 MX 32 MB (dual monitor support)
2 standard monitors (both accepted by linux)
i spent a week on dual monitors then found that the command
is capable of building a dual-monitor XF86Config file. Of course it's not perfect, but might get you a ~working copy to start with.
Have you tried that?
sorry, late night. tried that on mine and it didn't work either. however this command:
gives the following on my rh9 box:
Your XF86Config file is /root/XF86Config.new
To test the server, run 'XFree86 -xf86config /root/XF86Config.new'
Well, if it's any help, here's an old XF86 of mine with dual monitor support.
http://www.technoslave.net/other/XF86Config.txt ( no, I won't turn it in to a link, because I'm lazy...so lazy, I'll type out an explination that's longer than me just creating the link! ) ( Hrm, I must have HTML on, or something, it auto created the link...woo freebies! Woo auto parse URLS! )
The important thing, I found, is really the BusID for the PCI slot.
Hopefully, you've found the commands like lspci and scanpci so that you know where your card resides. Also, not that I've looked, but I'd check nvidias site to see if they have anything about their dual monistor cards for linux...I'm not sure.
Last edited by Technoslave; 12-13-2003 at 01:26 AM.
If you're trying to setup dual monitors, such that 2 1280x1024 monitors = a desktop that is 2560x1024, then read Appendix R, which doesn't have anything about NOT have xinerama. If you're trying to do a two monitor, same display thing, then follow the first part about the twinview.
Other than that, make sure your BusIDs are right ( If it's an AGP card, they'll probably be something like 1:0:0 and 1:1:0 ), as well as your refresh rates on your monitors. From there it's just a matter of making sure that your Screens match up with your Devices that match up with your Monitors.