Multihead Kubuntu

golfer golfbuf at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 03:42:16 GMT 2006


On 1/11/06, Martin J Hooper <martinjh at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> I am wanting to set up a multi-head system using a ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
> which has dual monitor connections.
>

I'm not sure where it's documented, maybe 'man xorg.conf', but here's
the xorg I used for my two graphic card (each with own monitor) set up
which worked fine in kubuntu, but not so good in ubuntu (seems gnome
couldn't stretch).

Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier      "Dual Layout"
        Screen          "LCD"
        Screen          "CRT" LeftOf "LCD"
        InputDevice     "Generic Keyboard"
        InputDevice     "Configured Mouse"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
        Option  "Xinerama"      "true"
EndSection

Section "Files"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/misc"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/Type1"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi"
        FontPath        "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi"
        FontPath        "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
EndSection

Section "Module"
        Load    "bitmap"
        Load    "ddc"
        Load    "extmod"
        Load    "freetype"
        Load    "glx"
        Load    "int10"
        Load    "type1"
        Load    "vbe"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
        Driver          "kbd"
        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          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "GeForce4 MX 4000"
        Driver          "nvidia"
        BusID           "PCI:1:9:0"
        Option          "NoLogo"                "on"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "MAG Innovision LT916S"
        Option          "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier      "LCD"
        Device          "GeForce4 MX 4000"
        Monitor         "MAG Innovision LT916S"
        DefaultDepth    24
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           1
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           4
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           8
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           15
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           16
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           24
                Modes           "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "Intel"
        Driver          "i810"
        BusID           "PCI:0:1:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "DELL E770s"
        Option          "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier      "CRT"
        Device          "Intel"
        Monitor         "DELL E770s"
        DefaultDepth    24
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           1
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           4
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           8
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           15
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           16
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           24
                Modes           "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
EndSection

regards,



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