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Old 05-19-2006, 02:36 PM   #1
slidgey
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dual head but no dual mouse?, Fedora 3


Hi All,

I have a working dual head setup on my fedora core 3 machine. Both displays show exactly the same thing, which is what I want. The problem is that the mouse only shows up on one monitor. Does anyone know how to get the mouse on both?

Here is my xorg.conf:

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Multihead layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
Screen 1 "Screen1" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
Option "Xinerama" "on"
Option "Clone" "off"
Option "Rotate" "CW"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "wacom"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
#
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "MouseUSB"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "imps/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Adds support for wheel
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "BENQ V772"
DisplaySize 310 230
HorizSync 30.0 - 72.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 120.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
VendorName "Sony"
ModelName "Sony CPD-15SX1"
HorizSync 30.0 - 65.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 120.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard1"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard Vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX (generic)"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
Screen 1
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 16
Modes "800x600" "640x480" "1024x768"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen1"
Device "Videocard1"
Monitor "Monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024X768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
 
Old 05-19-2006, 05:53 PM   #2
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Modify thus:
Quote:
Originally Posted by slidgey
Hi All,

Here is my xorg.conf:

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Multihead layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
Screen 1 "Screen1" rightof "Screen0"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
Option "Xinerama" "on"
Option "Clone" "off"
Option "Rotate" "CW"
EndSection
 
Old 05-23-2006, 10:41 AM   #3
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Thanks. I tried that but what happens is the screen gets spread over the two monitors. This isn't what I want. I need both screens to be identical and for the mouse to appear on both.
 
Old 05-23-2006, 03:24 PM   #4
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Ok, you need to use nividias twinview. You will find the full reame in /usr/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/README.txt but here is a rough config; hash out or remove the Screen 1 "Screen1" rightof "Screen0" line in your xorg.conf, also hash out the device and screen sections for the second monitor, then try this as a basic twinvew config:
Code:
Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce"
Option     "TwinView" "1"
Option     "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
EndSection
Read the README as well though!
 
  


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