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Old 10-19-2006, 07:21 AM   #1
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Dual Monitors in FC5


Under WinXP I can run with dual monitors. My x86 based PC has an onboard nVidia 6100 and a PCIXpress 6200 nVidia additional card in it.

The installation detected the 6200 card and one of the monitors, but not the other one. Interestingly though, the graphic card it detected is not the one that is being used! It's the other one!

Anyone had a similar problem with this before or knows how to get things up and running?
Old 10-19-2006, 11:30 AM   #2
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You need to go into your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and make the modifications there. Do you know how to do that?

*remember to backup your original xorg.conf before making modifications*
Old 10-19-2006, 04:38 PM   #3
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Hi Micro420,

Thanks for the response. Yeah, I know how to modify xorg.conf but I wouldnt have much of a clue as to what to change!

I guess duplicating some of the existing sections to configure the other monitor and video card, but is there are section needed to be added to tell X there are two displays?



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