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Old 02-10-2005, 07:28 AM   #1
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Configuring dual head video card for 2 monitors in FC2?

Does any one have information about configuring an nVidia Quadro4 900 XGL dual head video card to use two monitors in FC2?

I found the configuration for using two cards but nothing for using one dual head card.

Thanks for any help
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Does this card support nVidia's twinview? If so this is super easy. On my dual head card all I had to do to xorg.conf is:
Section "Device"
    Identifier  "NVIDIA"
    Driver      "nvidia"
    Option      "AGPFastWrite" "True"
    Option      "RenderAccel" "True"
    VideoRam    262144

    # twin-view
    Option "TwinView"
    Option "MetaModes"    "1280x1024,1280x1024; 1024x768,1024x768"
    Option "HorizSync"    "30-110"
    Option "VertRefresh"  "50-160"

    # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
Notice in particular:
Option "TwinView"
Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024,1280x1024; 1024x768,1024x768"

If this isn't enough info for you, the nVidia README (comes with the video driver, or view at their website) has very detailed information on dual-heads and twinview.


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