Re: 2 screens setup on 7500
- To: Antoine Delvaux <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: 2 screens setup on 7500
- From: Michel Dänzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 02 Mar 2002 14:44:31 +0100
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On Son, 2002-02-24 at 12:37, Antoine Delvaux wrote:
> I'm trying to have a working dual screen setup on a 7500 and I think I'm
> a bit confused on what to do... I'm using the onboard video and an
> additional ATI 3D Rage LT Pro. The kernel boots with
> 'video=controlfb:vmode:16,cmode:24' and the console is fine on the
> onboard video.
> I've setup XFree to use the two cards and two monitors but I can't have
> my second screen working. The monitor doesn't seem to get in synch with
> the video card. I've tried multiple things and don't know more what to
> do. I'm not sure if it's the XFreeConfig that's faulty or the kernel
> boot command.
The XF86Config snippet looks basically good to me, and the kernel boot
command shouldn't have a lot of influence.
> Does anyone has a setup like this working ? Should I use another Mode
> with this screen ?
If the server log looks like it's trying to drive both heads, but the
monitor doesn't sync, a problem with the mode is possible.
> Is my setup for the onboard video correct ?
> Specially regarding the BusID config ?
Check yourself in the server log or with lspci.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast