dual head configuration

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu May 6 23:09:10 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-06 at 14:10 -0700, David L wrote:
> I'm running f13 alpha + up to date as of today and my dual head performance is
> better on this system:
> http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_e3199baf-6f1e-4f6e-97fb-9b54401f199e
> In f12, I have to unplug one monitor, then log in, then run
> system-config-display
> (which I can cancel out of... just the act of starting it is enough) to get two
> monitors working.  In f13, it just works from the time the graphical login is
> presented.  However, the order of the monitors is backwards from the way
> it comes up in f12 and I don't know how to change it.  Although two monitors
> are happily working, system-config-display doesn't have the dual head box
> checked and when I do check it to attempt to configure the monitor geometry,
> it doesn't show a second video card in the dual head configuration tab.  Is this
> a bug in system-config-display or is there some other tool I should be using to
> specify monitor geometry?

How exactly is your system set up? Two video cards with one monitor
connected each, or one with two monitors attached? What video driver?
Adam Williamson
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