Re: FC5 - dual display w/ GeForce2

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I attached a fresh copy of my xorg.conf file.  When I run "nvidia-xconfig -a --twinview" all references to the second display disappear.  Thank you Lonni for giving a suggestion.

- Jamie

On 11/5/06, Jamie Bohr <[email protected]> wrote:
After running the command the settings for the second display are gone.  Wished I created a backup.


On 11/5/06, Lonni J Friedman < [email protected]> wrote:
On 11/5/06, Jamie Bohr < [email protected]> wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I put a GeForce2 MX/MX 400 NVidia card in a FC5 system today, a gift from
> from a friend.  I am trying to get dual display working and am not having
> any luck.  From the articles I've read the card is capable of supporting
> dual displays.  I installed the NVidia driver (from NVidia).  When X starts
> the second display flickers them stops.  I have two HP p1110 displays
> attached.  I have attached my xorg.conf file for reference and a screen shot
> of the display settings.  If I set the monitor types in "Display Settings" X
> will refuse to start.  I can send the error logs if they would be helpful.
>
> I have googled and tried a few things, none worked.
>
> I would like to use two displays if I can.
>
> Thank you for your help,
> --

Redhat's tools are completely unaware of what the nvidia driver can
accomplish.  If you want to use two displays, try running as root:
nvidia-xconfig -a --twinview

and then restart X.


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