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> Dual Monitors, Laptop, one CRT monitor
Termina
post May 6 2005, 09:37 PM
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Anyone have any experience getting a monitor to act as an extended desktop with a laptop under linux? (works default in windows).

I'm using ubuntu, their forums/irc have been no help.

I've double checked, and:

PCI:0:2:0
and
PCI:0:2:1

ARE the correct values, as far as xorg tells me (I can't find the command right now, sorry).

Besides that, I'm lost. ;^_^

Also, should (in BIOS) I have it automaticaly display in both LCD and CRT? Or should I have LCD default. I have tried both, but the CRT doesn't work then.

Here's my xorg.conf

CODE
# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man /etc/X11/xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following commands:
#
#   cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.custom
#   sudo sh -c 'md5sum /etc/X11/xorg.conf >/var/lib/xfree86/xorg.conf.md5sum'
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
    FontPath    "unix/:7100"      # local font server
    # if the local font server has problems, we can fall back on these
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/CID"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
    FontPath    "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
       # paths to defoma fonts
    FontPath    "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
    FontPath    "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/CID"
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load    "bitmap"
    Load    "randr"
    Loard   "xrandr"
    Load    "dbe"
    Load    "ddc"
    Load    "dri"
    Load    "extmod"
    Load    "freetype"
    Load    "glx"
    Load    "int10"
    Load    "record"
    Load    "type1"
    Load    "vbe"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier    "Generic Keyboard"
    Driver  "keyboard"
    Option  "CoreKeyboard"
    Option  "XkbRules"    "xorg"
    Option  "XkbModel"    "pc104"
    Option  "XkbLayout"    "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier    "Configured Mouse"
    Driver  "mouse"
    Option  "CorePointer"
    Option  "Device"  "/dev/input/mice"
    Option  "Protocol"  "ImPS/2"
    Option  "Emulate3Buttons"    "true"
    Option  "ZAxisMapping"  "4 5"
EndSection
Section "InputDevice"
       Identifier      "Synaptics Touchpad"
       Driver          "synaptics"
       Option          "SendCoreEvents"        "true"
       Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
       Option          "Protocol"              "auto-dev"
       Option  "HorizScrollDelta"    "0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier    "primary"
    Driver  "i810"
    BusID  "PCI:0:2:0"
    Option "RenderAccel" "true"
EndSection


Section "Device"
Identifier "secondary"
Driver "i810"
BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
EndSection


Section "Monitor"
    Identifier    "Generic Monitor"
    Option  "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier    "crt"
    HorizSync 30-70
    VertRefresh 50-130
    Option    "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier    "first"
    Device  "primary"
    Monitor  "Generic Monitor"
    DefaultDepth    24
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  1
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  4
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  8
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  15
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  16
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  24
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
EndSection


Section "Screen"
Identifier "second"
Device "secondary"
Monitor "crt"
    DefaultDepth    24
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  1
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  4
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  8
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  15
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  16
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
 Depth  24
 Modes  "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
 Option "Xinerama"
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier    "Default Layout"
    Screen  "first" LeftOf "second"
    Screen "second" RightOf "first"
    Option "Xinerama" "On"
    InputDevice    "Generic Keyboard"
    InputDevice    "Configured Mouse"
    InputDevice    "Synaptics Touchpad"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
    Mode    0666
EndSection


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post May 7 2005, 01:25 AM
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In your code there you don't have the bus IDs different.

Are you able to get each one working independetly?


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post May 7 2005, 07:43 AM
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Hey, sorry.

I forgot I set them to the same while fiddling around with the setup. wink.gif They didn't work when diffrent.

When, in BIOS, I don't set BOTH to be on, the CRT automaticly comes on and works (LCD Doesn't).

If I don't have the CRT Plugged in, and start it up, the LCD works fine.


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