xorg.conf permissions

steve reilly steve at reillyblog.com
Tue Dec 23 02:29:47 UTC 2014

On Dec 22, 2014 9:05 PM, "Brandon Vincent" <Brandon.Vincent at asu.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 6:31 PM, steve reilly <steve at reillyblog.com>
> > oh, gotcha.  yea, the ubuntu display panel doesnt detect the other
> > card for some reason. even when clicking "detect".  thats why im
> > thinking this 6200 isnt supported anymore.  only thing i can think of?
> Actually, I was mistaken in regards to XRandR. Multi-GPU support was
> introduced in XRandR 1.4. The 304.125 driver only supports up to 1.3.
> The latest driver for your GeForce 6200 is the 304.125, so using
> XRandR 1.4 is not possible. You'll have to use Xinerama which is going
> to cause a major hit to hardware acceleration.
> Since Xinerama only permits direct-rendering on one screen, this is
> probably why the other screen was grey/black.
> Upgrading the card is probably the only viable solution at this point.

man thanks alot for all your help on this. ive been driving myself batty
trying all different combinations before I even asked for help.  I suppose
its time to throw some $ into this rig I built like 4 years ago.

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