[SATLUG] ATI dualhead config

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Apr 6 20:42:22 CDT 2008


> 
> Borries Demeler wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am trying to get my ATI to work properly with a dual display. I can get the
> > Xinerama option to work fine with RightOf/LeftOf multihead layout, but I cannot
> > figure out how to get the clone option to work properly (where I can see the same desktop
> > on the laptop as on the second display). 
> 
> I don't know anything about ATI, but I would think that it would be in the 
> Device section.  For instance I have a nvidia card but have:
> 
> Section "Device"
>      ### Available Driver options are:-
>      ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
>      ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
>      ### [arg]: arg optional
> ...
>      #Option     "TwinView"                  # [<bool>]
>      #Option     "TwinViewOrientation"       # <str>
>      #Option     "SecondMonitorHorizSync"    # <str>
>      #Option     "SecondMonitorVertRefresh"  # <str>
>      Identifier  "Card0"
>      Driver      "nvidia"
>      VendorName  "nVidia Corporation"
>      BoardName   "Unknown Board"
> EndSection
> 
> I would start looking for documentation for the fglrx driver.

I looked through it and couldn't find a way to get rid of the virtual clone screen size.
That's why I am asking here...

-b.


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