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Post How to make a Multimedia Projector to work on a Panel Top PC on Ubuntu 6.06 ??

using windows xp, i just plug the projector on the vga out of my panel top pc, and the display is sent to the projector. my problem is that it does not do the same on Ubuntu. I need to make it work on Ubuntu please help.

here are the info i gathered:

1. lspci -X

PCI:0:0:0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge
PCI:0:1:0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge
PCI:0:3:0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100]
PCI:0:4:0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AHA-7850
PCI:0:6:0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24 [CrystalClear SoundFusion Audio Accelerator]
PCI:0:7:0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA
PCI:0:7:1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE
PCI:0:7:2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB
PCI:0:7:3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI
PCI:1:0:0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage LT Pro AGP-133

2. 2. uname -r 2.6.15-23-386 Ubuntu Dapper Drake 6.06

3. some parts of dmesg

[ 80.662214] fglrx: module license 'Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY' taints kernel.

[ 76.764198] Linux agpgart interface v0.101 (c) Dave Jones
[ 76.783211] agpgart: Detected an Intel 440BX Chipset.
[ 76.784148] agpgart: AGP aperture is 4M @ 0xe5000000

[ 79.803894] Modules linked in: tsdev irtty_sir sir_dev irda crc_ccitt parport_pc parport psmouse floppy serio_raw rtc snd_cs46xx gameport pcspkr snd_rawmidi snd_seq_device snd_ac97_codec snd_ac97_bus snd_pcm_oss snd_mixer_oss snd_pcm snd_timer i2c_piix4 e100 i2c_core snd mii intel_agp agpgart soundcore snd_page_alloc shpchp pci_hotplug evdev ext3 jbd ide_generic uhci_hcd usbcore ide_cd cdrom ide_disk piix generic aic7xxx scsi_transport_spi2 scsi_mod processor capability commoncap vga16fb vgastate fbcon tileblit font bitblit softcursor

4. xorg.conf

Section "Module"
Load "i2c"
Load "bitmap"
Load "ddc"
Load "dri"
Load "extmod"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx"
Load "int10"
Load "type1"
Load "vbe"

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage LT Pro AGP-133"
Driver "ati"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "EPSON PJ"
Option "DPMS"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage LT Pro AGP-133"
Monitor "EPSON PJ"
DefaultDepth 16
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "800x600" "720x400" "640x480"

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen "Default Screen"
InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
InputDevice "Configured Mouse"

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666

Last edited by J.W.; 06-15-2006 at 03:29 AM. Reason: Original title appeared to be a tutorial, not a question


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