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Old 12-03-2006, 12:27 AM   #1
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Nvidia 6600 on Fedora Core 6, Can't use dual monitor


I have a brand spankn' new installation of Fedora Core 6.

I have an nvidia GeForce 6600 and I cannot get my dual head display to work.

It keeps crashing out the xserver on reboot. There is no particular error. Ive done some searching around to fix this problem but all my refresh rate changes and such do not help.

Please let me know if you need any other information to proceed.

This is my xorg.conf file

# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Multihead layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" LeftOf "Screen1"
Screen 1 "Screen1" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
Option "Xinerama" "off"
Option "Clone" "on"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Monitor 1600x1200"
### Comment all HorizSync and VertSync values to use DDC:
HorizSync 31.5 - 94.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 90.0
Option "dpms"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nv"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard1"
Driver "nv"
VendorName "Videocard Vendor"
BoardName "nVidia Corporation NV43 [GeForce 6600]"
BusID "PCI:5:0:0"
Screen 1

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1280x960" "1280x800" "1280x800" "1152x864" "1152x864" "1024x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "800x600" "640x480" "640x480"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen1"
Device "Videocard1"
Monitor "Monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024"

Please let me know as soon as possible.

Old 12-03-2006, 07:06 AM   #2
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Here is a link to an article that show's one persons working config for dual head with the nvidia 6600.
Old 12-03-2006, 07:52 AM   #3
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Still nothing

I looked over the article posted and nothing. I tried to do all the configs I understood and nothing.

Just to clarify i'm using the PCI-Express Nvidia 6600 with 512mb of ram. I'm not sure if that makes a difference.

It is dual head with one vga and one DVI port.

Thanks in advance.


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