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Old 02-21-2003, 01:02 PM   #1
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Spanned Display ?!


I have Mandrake 9 on a Toshiba Laptop. I can connect a monitor to the Svga port, but I can not get a spanned desktop display.
I tried to declare both monitors and screens and add Option Xinerama on, but it still doesnt work. It gives me an error message saying that there are 2 screens assigned to the same device. :-(

Please help me !!!!! All the documentation out there is about 2 videocards + 2 screens. All I have is 1 videocard with a Svga port +2 screens.


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Old 02-21-2003, 02:48 PM   #2
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I suppose you need to find driver that support 2 monitors. I'm not sure if it's available in your case...
 
Old 02-22-2003, 09:40 PM   #3
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Both monitors work at the same time, but they display the same desktop. I think the driver supports 2 monitors.

Is there any other person that had a similar problem?


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Old 02-23-2003, 03:27 AM   #4
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Which card is it? As far as I know NVidia driver supports 2 monitors.
 
Old 02-26-2003, 10:43 AM   #5
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The card is a ATI Rage LT Pro 4Mb
 
Old 02-27-2003, 01:19 PM   #6
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I can't find info about multiple monitors beeing supported by the Linux driver. So it looks it's not supported... But I may be wrong.
 
  


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