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Old 12-28-2009, 01:31 PM   #1
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Dual Head monitor


I'm using Redhat 4 update 8
i have a zalman 3d monitor ZM-M220 and a HP 1955 monitor

Can anyone guide me to maually configure the xorg.conf file

If you need any more information to help me,that i've not provided pls guid em with the command as well.

Thank you
 
Old 12-28-2009, 01:43 PM   #2
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Probably the most important information needed to help you is what graphics card you're running.
 
Old 12-28-2009, 02:53 PM   #3
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nvidia
i used the command lspci

the output related to nvidia is below
VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G71 [Quadro FX 1500] (rev a1)
 
Old 12-29-2009, 10:36 AM   #4
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In the Device section of xorg.conf you need to put:

Code:
Option "TwinView"
Option "MetaModes" "<resolutions>"
I have a widescreen monitor and a standard resolution monitor, so my metamodes line looks like this:

Code:
Option "MetaModes" "1680x1050,1280x1024; 1680x1050,NULL"
The resolution of each monitor needs to be separated with a comma, and different metamodes need to be seperated with a semicolon. The NULL option in the second metamode switches off my second monitor, which I use when playing games that I don't want to span both monitors.
 
  


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