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Re: 2 screens setup on 7500

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

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