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Old 09-10-2007, 03:03 PM   #1
Frustian
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Configure X for second monitor output


I have been testing various linux distros (dual boot, VM), but this is the first time I have devoted an entire computer to Linux, so some problems came up I have no idea how to fix.

Zenwalk 4.6
Hardware:
Athlon XP 2800+
GeForce 4 MX (AGP)
Some VIA motherboard w/ integrated sound

I basically use it as both a server, and to store tv shows/programs to watch on my tv with an s-video cable.

The problem I don't know how to fix is that X defaulted to the VGA output of the video card, which I don't use. If somebody could help me configure X so that it defaults to the S-Video output, that would be great (I assume it would be output 1, since it's the only other output). IIf it affects anything, I use tightvnc on the computer, on session 1.
 
Old 09-10-2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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*bump*

I really need some help with this, I have no clue where to start in xorg.conf I tried switching the Screen variable but X crashes.

EDIT: After a lot of searching I found a post from '04 with almost the same problem, and I was able to fix my problem.

Last edited by Frustian; 09-10-2007 at 07:48 PM.
 
  


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