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Old 08-18-2007, 02:08 AM   #1
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Reference Video Card BusID for xorg.conf

I currently have three graphic cards installed in a desktop, and I want Ubuntu to use only one. I understand I have to reference the BusID in the following format:


The video card I want to reference is in:

pci bus 0x0002 cardnum 0x0b function 0x00 vendor 0x10de device 0x0326

I don't think any other information is needed, but it is a PCI nVidia GeForce 5500FX.

Can someone help me with the xorg.conf BusID for this device?
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BusID should be shown if you use the lspci command.
Old 08-19-2007, 11:38 AM   #3
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Found it!

lspci gave the information that I had posted. I didn't know how to organize it at first, but I figured it out. I was using Hex characters instead of the base 10 number. I thought they were interchangeable, but I suppose not.

The command that really let me know what to do was x -(at this moment I've forgotten the parameter, sorry) but that listed the BusID's directly.


display, pci, xorgconf, xserver

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