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Old 03-26-2005, 08:29 PM   #1
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Dual monitor on SuSe with Geforce FX5900XT


I have purchased a new graphics card and have been unable to configure it to use both of the displays ie the VGA and the DVI. Yast2 has been uniquely unhelpfull in this respect so I wonder if anyone in the internets coudl provide some help. Perhaps you have some questions that I can answer so it could be an equitable exchange. If you feel that you need to see my X config file and you really plan on helping please email me.
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Old 03-26-2005, 10:24 PM   #2
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Option "ConnectedMonitor" "string"
Allows you to override what the NVIDIA kernel module
detects is connected to your video card. This may
be useful, for example, if you use a KVM (keyboard,
video, mouse) switch and you are switched away when
X is started. In such a situation, the NVIDIA kernel
module cannot detect what display devices are connected,
and the NVIDIA X driver assumes you have a single CRT.

Valid values for this option are "CRT" (cathode ray
tube), "DFP" (digital flat panel), or "TV" (television);
if using TwinView, this option may be a comma-separated
list of display devices; e.g.: "CRT, CRT" or "CRT, DFP".

NOTE: anything attached to a 15 pin VGA connector is
regarded by the driver as a CRT. "DFP" should only be
used to refer to flatpanels connected via a DVI port.

Read the nvidia readme.

ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...167/README.txt
 
  


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