Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 14:31:56 UTC 2007
On 6/3/07, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> Thomas Cameron wrote:
> > Richard Ramson wrote:
> >> I'm just installed Fedora7 and tried setting up my dual monitors but
> >> it fails. Not sure where to look for answers, however if anyone has
> >> any suggestions I'm listening. Hopefully someone knows how to
> >> confiugre a dual head monitor manually. :)
> > I have had much better luck with my dual-head setup running:
> > X -configure
> > as root than using system-config-display. X -configure will create a
> > file called xorg.conf.new in /root, and you can test it by running the
> > command:
> > X -config /root/xorg.conf.new
> > to make sure that both monitors come up. Now in my case, I have two
> > separate video cards. Not sure how it will do with one card with
> > multiple out.
> > TC
> Like Thomas, X -configure worked a lot better for dual head for me also.
> System-config-display was not very good as it only got 800x600 for one
> of the heads. X -configure allowed the higher resolution though it
> picked the nouveau driver which did not work. I had to edit it to nv
> which worked.
If you switch to using the 'nvidia' X driver, then running:
will give you what you want.
L. Friedman netllama at gmail.com
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