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Old 05-21-2003, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Video card, how?


So I have a dual monitor/video card setup using Xinerama. Its a PCI TNT2 and an AGP GF4MX. Most 3d games load on the GF4 , but some 3D programs load using the TNT2. This is obviously horrible, because I cant use that card for any games.

Is there any way to make 3D programs always use the Geforce4.

Im using the official Nvidia drivers by the way.


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Old 05-22-2003, 05:40 AM   #2
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So I have a dual monitor/video card setup using Xinerama. Its a PCI TNT2 and an AGP GF4MX. Most 3d games load on the GF4 , but some 3D programs load using the TNT2. This is obviously horrible, because I cant use that card for any games.

Is there any way to make 3D programs always use the Geforce4.

Im using the official Nvidia drivers by the way.


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I understand that there is option for both the cards in /etc/X11/XFree86-4 or XFree86 .(though I have never used them)
Remove the entries concerning TNT2 in the file using your favourite editor.
 
Old 05-22-2003, 06:46 AM   #3
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That would mean I cant use my TNT2. I want the dual cards, but I want 3D things to only use the GF4MX.
 
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well there is no way to refer to "all 3d thingies" they could be anything. what you can do to force a program to use a particular X display is to use the -display or --display option for the program if it supports it, run run "DISPLAY=:0.0 programname" to run it instead to force it to use a certain card.
 
  


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