Re: Fedora 8 Dual-Monitor setup, help required



Did you ever get your problem resolved?

If not I can send you my xorg.conf for my dual monitor setup.

Steve.

---- Frank Murphy <frankly3d-fedoracore@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Have tried and failed many times to setup Dual monitor xorg.conf.

~]$ /sbin/lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (GMCH) Graphics
Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (CGC)
Chipset Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA PCI Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801AA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801AA USB Controller (rev
02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801AA SMBus Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801AA AC'97
Audio Controller (rev 02)
01:03.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon
9200 PRO] (rev 01)
01:03.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO]
(Secondary) (rev 01)
01:05.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)

Want to disable Intel graphics at Boot-time, cannot be disabled in bios.

The two connection on ATI is what is to be used.
All connected with analog cables\converters.


<snip>xorg.conf --------------------------

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Multihead layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" LeftOf "Screen1"
Screen 1 "Screen1" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
Option "Xinerama" "on"
Option "Clone" "off"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "LG L194WT (Analog)"
HorizSync 28.0 - 83.0
VertRefresh 56.0 - 75.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor1"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Dell E178WFP"
HorizSync 30.0 - 83.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 77.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "radeon"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard1"
Driver "vesa"
VendorName "Videocard Vendor"
BoardName "ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary)"
BusID "PCI:1:3:1"
Screen 1
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen1"
Device "Videocard1"
Monitor "Monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "800x600"
EndSubSection
EndSection

-------------------------------------------------------------

Cannot get gdm to spread over the two monitors.


Frank



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