NVidia on Compaq presario and video output
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Thu Dec 13 02:23:47 UTC 2007
At 5:14 PM -0800 12/12/07, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
>On 12/12/07, François Patte <francois.patte at math-info.univ-paris5.fr> wrote:
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>> Lonni J Friedman a écrit :
>> >> nvidia card gives priority to "CRT", the external display, so, if you
>> >> > plug an external screen/beamer, the display is on this one by default.
>> > That was the case for the nvidia X driver, however never for the
>> > hardware. And its no longer accurate for the driver. For many
>> > notebooks, the internal DFP is given priority.
>> Nvidia readme:
>> All mobile NVIDIA chips support TwinView. TwinView on a laptop can be
>> configured in the same way as on a desktop machine (please refer to
>> Appendix G); note that in a TwinView configuration using the laptop's
>> internal flat panel and an external CRT, the CRT is the primary display
>> device (specify its HorizSync and VertRefresh in the Monitor section of
>> your X config file) and the flat panel is the secondary display device
>> (specify its HorizSync andVertRefresh through the SecondMonitorHorizSync
>> and SecondMonitorVertRefreshoptions).
>Sure, but that quote has no relevance to what you were discussing originally.
>> > I'm not sure where you got this from, but its not true.
>> Maybe no longer true, if your laptop is new (mine is one year old) and
>> has a dvi connector. We can read in Nvidia readme:
>> NOTE: anything attached to a 15 pin VGA connector is regarded by the
>> driver as a CRT. "DFP" should only be used to refer to digital flat
>> panels connected via a DVI port.
>Again, that has nothing to do with your original statement. You've
>proven that you can read the README, but you apparently don't
>understand it very well.
Proof? Support your contention with facts.
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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