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Old 04-14-2006, 10:43 PM   #31
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anybody can help me?
 
Old 04-17-2006, 07:25 PM   #32
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Get a live cd. Ubuntu or Kubuntu should have a live cd. I prefer Knoppix.

Assemble your system.

Boot from live cd and see if all of your components are recognized and configured to your liking or at all.

If they are make sure you look @ the /etc/X11/xorg.conf or /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.

If the live cds find your hardware and configure it to your liking. Try the Ubuntu install. It's on the easy side as far as installs go.

Or you could check the HCL here for your parts. Try Google. Respond to this and let me know how it goes. I will do my best to help.

Regards,
Blair
 
Old 04-18-2006, 01:58 PM   #33
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Dear Blair

I do the following steps:

1- First I add my AGP card to agp slot and add pci card to pci slot
2- connect my ps/2 mouse and keyboard to ps/2 port and USB Keyboard and mouse to usb port
3- I connect one monitor to AGP Card and another monitor to PCI Card
4- I turn on my pc and specify in bios that primary display video is AGP
5- then i boot my system with knoppix 3.9 live cd

Knoppix live cd detect correctly both ps2/USB mouse and keyboard and both keyboard/mouse

working correctly with first monitor that connect to the AGP Card but second monitor is black!

But when I boot my system with kubuntu first monitor hang in GUI process but the cruser blink in

second monitor and all mouse and keyboard working with first monitor that connect to agp card in

console mode and i dont any have GUI mode in any monitor!!

plz help me
 
Old 04-18-2006, 03:15 PM   #34
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I've never went into my bios and told it what monitor is the primary.

Have you looked at the HCL tomake sure your cards are supported?
Does a live cd work with just one monitor?

Knoppix is normally really good about getting the x server setup for me.

Blair
 
Old 04-19-2006, 03:26 AM   #35
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I dont know how can check HCL, but Knoppix work correctly with both card seperatly.
I run it with first and second card seperalty and fine but the reslostion is not high in pci card(PCI Trident 9440 - resoulotion is 800*600)

what is next step and what sholuld i do?
 
Old 04-20-2006, 08:18 PM   #36
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HCL is the Hardware compatyiblity list here. It is a tab up top of this site. It has a list of a lot of hardware and how people have faired using it with Linux.

Sounds like they work though so....

You are sure your cards are seated securely. You are sure your second monitor works. Cables all work?

Do you have access to download another live cd? Get the live DVD iso and burn it. from here:
http://www.novell.com/products/susel...rors_isos.html

Download
burn
boot

SUSE should be able to get it right.

From KDE go to terminal and open the file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
you can do this with:

nano /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
a more gui experience --> kate /etc/X11XF86Config-4

If you have a printer connected print a copy.
If not cut and paste it to a doc you can email to yourself to scrutinize later.

You are looking just to get a working xserver config file.
I apologize. I have not had to do this for a while.

Try SUse let me know what happens.

In SUSE you can use YAST to set up multiple monitors.

Regards,
Blair
 
Old 05-06-2007, 02:46 PM   #37
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Could you post your xorg.conf file? I am trying to do this as well. I can get two monitors working but the third isnt? Thanks
 
Old 07-06-2007, 05:00 PM   #38
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Another posible hack

I tried the following, and it works pretty well with out manually changing the Xorg.cof file.

if you have any permission problems, try "sudo"

1. log-out
2. switch to tty1 (alt+ctrl+f1) and log-in.
3. type
$ /etc/init.d/gdm stop
4. $ Xorg -configure
this will generate a new configure file which you can use.
move this new file to
/etc/X11/Xorg.conf
5. /ect/init.d/gdm start

now it should work.


Quote:
Originally Posted by DeadPenguin
It's been about 7 hours total tinkering with my xorg.conf. I am getting really good at making 3 monitors turn black.
I finally gave up and reinstalled SUSE 9.2. It got the setup right off the bat. I set it up the way I wanted, and copied the .conf file to flash card I have. I will just cut and paste once I get Ubuntu reinstalled. I will cut and paste the xorg.conf here once I get it working.

My last question is how to get 3d working with multiple monitors?( I would like to be able to play UT2004)

Suse said with multiple monitors 3d could not be enabled.

Thanks,
Blair
 
  


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