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Re: External CRT clone with i810 driver

Hi all,

This is an answer for a fairly old conversation, but I could not have
left it unanswered.

On 9/1/05, Zsolt Rizsanyi <rizsanyi@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> What worked for me is to add this to my xorg.conf:
> Section "Device"
>         Identifier      "Generic Video Card"
>         Driver          "i810"
>         Option          "MonitorLayout" "CRT,LFP"
>         Option          "Clone"         "true"
> EndSection

Works perfectly. Thanks a lot for the directions.

> This works giving me cloned output on the laptop and CRT. Overlay only
> works outputs to the laptop, but it can be changed using xv_attr utility
> (so you can watch films from a projector ;)

Works perfectly. Wrote a little script to swap overlay pipes (sorry
for the poor scripting, but it works...) : attached.

> > Is i855crt deprecated since the inclusion of X.org in Debian?
> I am not sure since switching with Fn+F5 does not work it would be nice to
> make i855crt work with it.

With the new driver, it appears there is no need for i855crt.

> > Should bug #285818 be closed?
> It definitely needs some updating :)

Bug CC'd


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