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Old 10-28-2004, 06:37 AM   #1
theonebeyond
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xinerama works, but...


Hi there!

I am trying to make my Laptop working with xinerama to use a second monitor. It has a ATI Radeon 9000 mobility. As in the title it works generally...

The thing is, that it starts both monitors, and I can flip the mouse from one to the other, as supposed... but both monitors display the same and I can only click when mouse is on the first screen. The wallpaper is stretched to fit two screens, but both screens show the same half (the left). In the kicker the Desktopchooser have stretched too, on both screens the same.

I think this should be a settings problem. but man, I have no clue at all what it could be. Following is my layoutsection, for I think the failure lies in there... As devices I used the same cards, one with "screen 0" one with "screen 1" in it's sections

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Section "ServerLayout"

Identifier "DualLayout"

Option "xinerama" "true"
Option "clone" "off"

Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
Screen 1 "Screen1" Below "Screen0"

InputDevice "Mouse1" "AlwaysCore"
InputDevice "Mouse2" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

EndSection
------------------------------------------------

Any help would be nice.

Greetings, Sascha

Last edited by theonebeyond; 10-28-2004 at 06:51 AM.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 07:33 AM   #2
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well it doesn't outwardly seem directly related, but that serverlayout is pretty wrong... you have "below" in the orentation, not "leftof" or "rightof", you should be experienceing a vertical layout, not a horizontal one. maybe fixing that will resolve it...
 
Old 10-28-2004, 07:40 AM   #3
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Hi there!

Thanks for your answer...

It is NOT wrong ... this is a supported layout and it works. The screens are behaving like they ontop of eachother. But, in the beginning I used RightOf and LeftOf ... with the same result. The difference was only that the wallpaper is strtched vertically or horizontally :-)

Greetings, Sascha
 
  


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