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ok, so we all know ati drivers are worthless... even their latest release claims to have xinerama support, but exhibits all the old problems still. my long term solution is ...
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- 10-20-2005 #1
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- Jan 2005
- Beloit, WI, USA
radeon / matrox dual head, xinerama style
but till ive got $200 to play with, im trying to figure out a way to use xinerama, my 9800 (using the kernel drivers), and a matrox milennium to pull off a dual head setup.
heres what ive got for the relevant parts of xorg.conf
Section "Device" Identifier "Radeon 9800" Driver "radeon" BusID "PCI:1:0:0" Screen 0 EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "Matrox" Driver "mga" BusID "PCI:0:13:0" Screen 1 EndSection ... Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Server Layout" Screen "Screen1" Screen "Screen0" RightOf "Screen1" InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer" InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard" EndSection
(--) PCI: (0:13:0) Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA 2064W [Millennium] rev 1, Mem @ 0xe0000000/14, 0xe0800000/23 ... (II) MGA: driver for Matrox chipsets: mga2064w, mga1064sg, mga2164w, mga2164w AGP, mgag100, mgag100 PCI, mgag200, mgag200 PCI, mgag400, mgag550 ... (WW) MGA: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:13:0) found
now unless im misreading the X log, it finds the matrox on pci:0.13.0 (which is what lspci reports too), loads the driver, and then fails to find a matching device section in my config file... while its plainly there.