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Old 01-10-2004, 03:52 AM   #1
Lagrima
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Dual Display


I want to install slack 9.1 on my home box, but have developed a recent addiction to Dual Displays. I'm using a Radeon 7200 w/VIVO and a Matrox Millenium II under XP's Multiple display support. (How)Can I get this working under Linux?
 
Old 01-10-2004, 04:06 AM   #2
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Hi, do you have 2 outputs on your graphic adapter?
i don't know how to enable the second one but i show you here my XF86Config, which enabled me to use a dual-head display with 2 graphic adapters:

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Multihead layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" RightOf "Screen1"
Screen 1 "Screen1" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "DevInputMice" "AlwaysCore"
Option "Xinerama" "off"
Option "Clone" "off"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Relisys RE772"
DisplaySize 310 230
HorizSync 30.0 - 74.0
VertRefresh 40.0 - 160.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "IBM G70"
HorizSync 31.0 - 64.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 105.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"

# Driver "nv"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce 3 (generic)"
EndSection

Section "Device"

# Driver "nv"
Identifier "Videocard1"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard Vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)"
BusID "PCI:0:13:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen1"
Device "Videocard1"
Monitor "Monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x960"
EndSubSection
EndSection

i hope it helps a little!
 
Old 01-10-2004, 04:07 AM   #3
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More than a little!
I think I ought to be able to patch together a proper config from this.
Thanks!
 
  


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