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Old 04-24-2006, 04:56 PM   #1
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Smile Svideo on Intel 855gm

Hi everybody!
I am trying to find how to have twinview between my laptop (a transtec with an Intel 855 graphics chip) and the tv (I have an old Sony, I don't know if it matters). I have searched this site at least 10 times and changed the xorg.conf file twice as many! Each time I changed it I rebooted the laptop (is there another way to reread the file without rebooting?) I am posting my xorg.conf file as it is now where nothing works. Any advice would be very helpfull!
  Section "Monitor"
     DisplaySize  300 230
     HorizSync    31-65
     Identifier   "Monitor[0]"
     ModelName    "1024X768@70HZ"
     VendorName   "--> LCD"
     VertRefresh  58-78
     UseModes     "Modes[0]"
   Section "Modes"
     Identifier   "Modes[0]"
     Modeline      "1024x768" 83.00 1024 1080 1192 1360 768 769 772 803
     Modeline      "800x600" 50.32 800 840 928 1056 600 601 604 627
     Modeline      "800x600" 42.83 800 840 920 1040 600 601 604 624
     Modeline      "768x576" 46.12 768 808 888 1008 576 577 580 602
     Modeline      "768x576" 39.22 768 800 880 992 576 577 580 599
     Modeline      "640x480" 31.13 640 664 728 816 480 481 484 502
     Modeline      "640x480" 26.87 640 664 728 816 480 481 484 499
   Section "Screen"
     DefaultDepth 24
     SubSection "Display"
       Depth      15
       Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
     SubSection "Display"
       Depth      16
       Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
     SubSection "Display"
       Depth      24
       Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
     SubSection "Display"
       Depth      32
       Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
     SubSection "Display"
       Depth      8
       Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "768x576" "640x480"
     Device       "Device[0]"
     Identifier   "Screen[0]"
     Monitor      "Monitor[0]"
   Section "Device"
     BoardName    "855 GM"
     BusID        "0:2:0"
     Driver       "i810"
     Identifier   "Device[0]"
     VendorName   "Intel"
     Option "TwinView" "true"
     Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
     Option "MetaModes" "800x600,800x600"
     Option "TVStandard" "PAL-N"
     Option "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
     Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT,TV"
   Section "Monitor"
           Identifier "Monitor1"
           HorizSync 30-50
           VertRefresh 60
   End Section
   Section "Screen"
           Identifier "Screen_tv"
           Device "Device[0]"
           Monitor "Monitor1"
           DefaultDepth 24
           subSection "Display"
                   Depth 24
                   Modes "1280x720" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
   Section "ServerLayout"
     Identifier   "Layout[all]"
     InputDevice  "Keyboard[0]" "CoreKeyboard"
     InputDevice  "Mouse[1]" "CorePointer"
     Option       "Clone" "off"
     Option       "Xinerama" "off"
     Screen       "Screen[0]"
   Section "DRI"
       Group      "video"
       Mode       0660
Old 04-25-2006, 11:39 PM   #2
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Didn't like the driver for tv out?
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Cheers, I didn't think there was one!
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So, I have spent about 5 hours trying to find out how the drivers actually works but no luck. Do I have to make alterations on the xorg file of should use the old one? I have tried different screen modes but it doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions?


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