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Old 10-10-2005, 07:25 AM   #1
standard.killer
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NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 TwinVeiw Problems


Hello Everyone,
Im Having truble getting my twinview to work here is my xorg.conf file any ideas? o btw anyone know haw to get the version number of slackware your running? thanks

Code:
    Section "Monitor"

    Identifier  "My Monitor"

    HorizSync   31.5 - 50.0

    VertRefresh 40-90

EndSection


Section "Device"
    Identifier  "NVidia GeForce4 MX 420"
    Driver      "nvidia"
    Option "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
    Option "ConnectedMonitor" "TV"
    Option "TVOutFormat" "COMPOSITE"
   Option  "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
    Option "ConnectedMonitor" "crt,tv"
   Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-82"
   Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "50-75"
   Option "MetaModes" "1024x768, 1024x768; 800x600, 800x600; 640x480, 640x480"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "Screen 1"
    Device      "NVidia GeForce4 MX 420"
    Monitor     "My Monitor"


   DefaultDepth 32


    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       32
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection

EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "Screen 2"
    Device      "NVidia GeForce4 MX 420"
    Monitor     "My Monitor"


   DefaultDepth 32


    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       32
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection

EndSection
 
Old 10-10-2005, 07:35 AM   #2
standard.killer
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ok even if i forget the twinview it will give me an error when i start x, it says no screens found any idea?
 
Old 10-11-2005, 09:26 AM   #3
fieldyweb
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just got this working today, and the trick wat to keep it simeple, here is the /etc/X11/XF86Config file (i'm running mandrake 10.1

Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 24

Option "TwinView"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "31.5-48.5"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "40-70"
Option "MetaModes" "1024x768,1024x768"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "DFP, CRT"


Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection
EndSection

The bits in bold are what i added
 
  


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