[SATLUG] ATI dualhead config

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 22:45:41 CDT 2008

There is a post somewhere on my blog about dual head configs with ATI (it
pertains to Dell machines), but you're welcome to pick anything from the
config that I have posted there.  Hopefully it can help you out a bit.


On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu>

> >
> > This gives me the performance advantage of NOT using Xinerama to
> > display the 2nd monitor. In your Monitor section you should give it
> > the VertRefresh and HorizSync for the 2nd monitor and the Screen
> > section should have the resolution settings.
> You are right, Xinerama is not needed for cloning. But I have the same
> problem - the second
> screen comes up with a virtual screen size identical to the laptop's
> screen.
> Both screens come up with the right physical size as defined in the
> xorg.conf file,
> regardless of whether I use Xinerama or not, so this didn't solve the
> problem.
> -Borries
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