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    I imagine yall are pretty sick of x config files, however I have one that is stumping me and see another set of eyes.

    I am running on Slackware 13.37 with Kernel 2.6.37.6 (default huge)

    I have a an onboard video card, ATI Radeon HD3200 with two monitors connected to it via DVI-D and one via VGA. I have a second video card, PCI-Express, an ATI Radeon X1300 with one Monitor connected via a proprietary adapter going to dual VGA plug.

    lspci shows me:
    01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 3200 Graphics
    02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV516 [Radeon X1300/X1550 Series]
    02:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV516 [Radeon X1300 Pro] (Secondary)

    my xorg.conf is:
    Section "Module"
    Load "dbe" # Double buffer extension
    SubSection "extmod"
    Option "omit xfree86-dga" # don't initialise the DGA extension
    EndSubSection
    # This loads the font modules
    Load "type1"
    Load "freetype"
    #Load "speedo"
    Load "glx"

    EndSection

    Section "Files"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/local/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/OTF/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Type1/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/CID/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Speedo/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"
    FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/cyrillic/"
    EndSection

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

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Keyboard1"
    Driver "kbd"
    EndSection

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse1"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "Monitor0"
    VendorName "Dell19"
    HorizSync 30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh 56.0 - 76.0
    Option "dpms"
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "Monitor1"
    VendorName "DellWide-Screen"
    HorizSync 30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh 50.0 - 76.0
    Option "dpms"
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "Monitor2"
    VendorName "Acer15"
    HorizSync 24.0 - 80.0
    VertRefresh 49.0 - 75.0
    Option "dpms"
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Videocard0"
    Driver "radeon"
    VendorName "ATI Radeon HD3200"
    BusID "PCI:1:05:0"
    Screen 0
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Videocard0"
    Driver "radeon"
    VendorName "ATI Radeon HD3200"
    BusID "PCI:1:05:0"
    Screen 1
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Videocard1"
    Driver "radeon"
    VendorName "ATI Radeon X1300"
    BusID "PCI:02:00:0"
    Screen 2
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Screen0"
    Device "Videocard0"
    Monitor "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 1
    Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Screen1"
    Device "Videocard0"
    Monitor "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Screen2"
    Device "Videocard2"
    Monitor "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    EndSection

    Section "DRI"
    Group 0
    Mode 0666
    EndSection

    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "Multihead Layout"
    Screen 0 "Screen 0" LeftOf "Screen 1"
    Screen 1 "Screen 1" 00
    Screen 2 "Screen 2" RightOf "Screen 1"
    InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
    EndSection

    I keep getting the following errors:
    X.Org X Server 1.9.5
    Release Date: 2011-03-17
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
    Build Operating System: Slackware 13.37 Slackware Linux Project
    Current Operating System: Linux KPDPC 2.6.37.6 #3 SMP Sat Apr 9 22:49:32 CDT 2011 x86_64
    Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=Linux ro root=801 vt.default_utf8=0
    Build Date: 17 March 2011 10:50:17PM

    Current version of pixman: 0.20.2
    Before reporting problems, check
    to make sure that you have the latest version.
    Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
    (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sat Apr 28 19:12:00 2012
    (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
    (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
    Parse error on line 132 of section ServerLayout in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    Invalid Screen line.
    (EE) Problem parsing the config file
    (EE) Error parsing the config file

    Fatal server error:
    no screens found

    Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
    at X.Org Wiki - Home
    for help.
    Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.

    xinit: giving up
    xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
    xinit: server error

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    Hello and Welcome.
    Try using this link, it's for Gentoo but I believe it'll work for Slack too. See the "Configuring multiple monitors" section.
    Gentoo Linux Documentation -- The X Server Configuration HOWTO
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    How are you creating your xorg.conf? If you run 'X -configure' as root, then X will automatically generate a xorg.conf.new file in root's home directory. Backup your old xorg.conf file in /etc/X11 and then copy the new conf to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and see if that works; if it does, at least you'll have a basis of comparison.

    Also /var/log/Xorg.0.log can provide good answers as to why something in X isn't working.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krendoshazin View Post
    How are you creating your xorg.conf? If you run 'X -configure' as root, then X will automatically generate a xorg.conf.new file in root's home directory. Backup your old xorg.conf file in /etc/X11 and then copy the new conf to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and see if that works; if it does, at least you'll have a basis of comparison.

    Also /var/log/Xorg.0.log can provide good answers as to why something in X isn't working.
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    I write them from scratch... either vi or kwrite.

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    Please try generating a configuration automatically through X.

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