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Re: 2 monitors on Nvidia GeForce 5700LE using x.org

On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, [KS] wrote:

> Hello,
> I was trying out x.org to use 2 monitors with my Nvidia GeForce 5700LE.
> After tinkering with the xorg.conf, I finally got the two monitors
> running using the AGP and the DVI ports(with DVI-AGP converter).

and does it work right ??? - am guessing not

> Section "Monitor"
> 	Identifier	"Sony CPD E200"

you need 2 of these "Monitor" definitions, unless both monitors is
identical manufacturer and models

> 	Modeline	"1280x800@60" 83.91 1280 1312 1624 1656 800 816 824 841

throw this(any) Modeline away unless you can say why it is 1312  vs 1323
or any other random numbers

> Section "Screen"
> 	Identifier	"Default Screen"

you need 2 of thse "Screen" definitions

> 	Device		"NVIDIA Corporation NV36 [GeForce FX 5700LE]"
> 	Monitor		"Sony CPD E200"

you need to have a way to distinguish "monitor1"  from "monitor2"

> 	Option 		"TwinView" "true"

twinview is a different x11 driver than nvidia chipset you're using

> 	Option		"Xinerama" "on"

you can turn is on or off to see what it does to the stuff
you see on both screens
> 		Modes		"1600x1200" "1440x900" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960"
> "1280x854" "1280x800" "1280x768" "1200x800" "1152x864" "1152x768"
> "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

messy ...

> Section "ServerLayout"
> 	Identifier	"Default Layout"
> 	Screen		"Default Screen"
> 	InputDevice	"Generic Keyboard"
> 	InputDevice	"Configured Mouse"
> EndSection

the above should reflect left monitor and right monitor

dual screen examples

c ya

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