Bug#331518: xserver-xorg: xorg doesn't support multi-resolution xinerama
On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 18:05 +0200, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 06.10.05 15:19:24, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > >
> > The relation
> > physical resolution <= virtual resolution
> > is invariant.
> That seems to be true for Xorg, but not for XFree86 4.3, as I said in my
> report, my setup worked with XFree86 4.3. I think it made the monitor
> use a 1600x1050 resolution, which doesn't work with X.org
Your configuration doesn't tell it to do that but to use 1680x1050,
which you get.
> > Considering this, please rephrase the setup you'd like to achieve.
> What I want to have is running my Laptop-Screen and my CRT-Monitor with
> their heighest resolution together in a Xinerama-Setup using the
> vertical size of my Laptop display (1050) and the width of double the
> laptop-display (1680). This seems to be _not_ possible with X.org, as
> X.org lets the CRT-Monitor not run with 1600x1200.
Because you override the virtual resolution to be 1680x1050, 1600x1200
isn't possible due to the invariant above.
What happens if you comment out the 'Virtual' directive for "Screen1"?
> I can of course change the virtual desktop to be 3320x1200, but then I
> have to scroll on my Laptop screen which is not very nice. I just
> thought that the old Xfree-Setup should still work, if there is no way
> you are free to close this bug.
Your desired setup should be perfectly possible with the right
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