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  1. #1
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    Dual Monitor help (fglrx drivers)


    Okay, I can run 2 instance of x windows fine for dual monitors, but I would much rather have just one big desktop, with 1 instance of x windows running, could someone help me out? here is what my xorg.conf looks like, what can I do to make it one big desktop? (I there is more than just turning xinerama on to get it working, I have tried simply turning xinerama on).

    Code:
    # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
    
    Section "ServerLayout"
    	Identifier     "Multihead layout"
    	Screen      0  "Screen0" LeftOf "Screen1"
    	Screen      1  "Screen1" 0 0
    	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    	Option	    "Xinerama" "off"
    	Option	    "Clone" "off"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Files"
    
    # RgbPath is the location of the RGB database.  Note, this is the name of the 
    # file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db").  There is normally
    # no need to change the default.
    # Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
    # By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
    # the X server to render fonts.
    	RgbPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    	FontPath     "unix/:7100"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Module"
    	Load  "dbe"
    	Load  "extmod"
    	Load  "fbdevhw"
    	Load  "glx"
    	Load  "record"
    	Load  "freetype"
    	Load  "type1"
    	Load  "dri"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
    #	Option	"Xleds"		"1 2 3"
    # To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
    #	Option	"XkbDisable"
    # To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
    # lines below (which are the defaults).  For example, for a non-U.S.
    # keyboard, you will probably want to use:
    #	Option	"XkbModel"	"pc102"
    # If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
    #	Option	"XkbModel"	"microsoft"
    #
    # Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
    # For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
    #	Option	"XkbLayout"	"de"
    # or:
    #	Option	"XkbLayout"	"de"
    #	Option	"XkbVariant"	"nodeadkeys"
    #
    # If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
    # control keys, use:
    #	Option	"XkbOptions"	"ctrl:swapcaps"
    # Or if you just want both to be control, use:
    #	Option	"XkbOptions"	"ctrl:nocaps"
    #
    	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
    	Driver      "kbd"
    	Option	    "XkbModel" "pc105"
    	Option	    "XkbLayout" "us"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier  "Mouse0"
    	Driver      "mouse"
    	Option	    "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    	Option	    "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Monitor"
    	Identifier   "Monitor0"
    	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
    	ModelName    "Sony CPD-210GS/210EST/T9"
    	DisplaySize  330	240
    	HorizSync    30.0 - 70.0
    	VertRefresh  50.0 - 120.0
    	Option	    "dpms"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Monitor"
    	Identifier   "Monitor1"
    	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
    	ModelName    "Monitor 1280x1024"
    	HorizSync    31.5 - 79.0
    	VertRefresh  50.0 - 90.0
    	Option	    "dpms"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Device"
    	Identifier  "Videocard0"
    	Driver      "fglrx"
    	VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
    	BoardName   "ATI Radeon 9800"
    # ### generic DRI settings ###
    # === disable PnP Monitor  ===
        #Option                              "NoDDC"
    # === disable/enable XAA/DRI ===
        Option "no_accel"                   "no"
        Option "no_dri"                     "no"
    # === misc DRI settings ===
        Option "mtrr"                       "off" # disable DRI mtrr mapper, driver has its own code for mtrr
    # ### FireGL DDX driver module specific settings ###
    # === Screen Management ===
        Option "DesktopSetup"               "0x00000200" 
        Option "MonitorLayout"              "AUTO, AUTO"
        Option "IgnoreEDID"                 "off"
        Option "HSync2"                     "31.5 - 91.1" 
        Option "VRefresh2"                  "60 - 100" 
        Option "ScreenOverlap"              "0" 
    # === TV-out Management ===
        Option "NoTV"                       "yes"     
        Option "TVStandard"                 "NTSC-M"     
        Option "TVHSizeAdj"                 "0"     
        Option "TVVSizeAdj"                 "0"     
        Option "TVHPosAdj"                  "0"     
        Option "TVVPosAdj"                  "0"     
        Option "TVHStartAdj"                "0"     
        Option "TVColorAdj"                 "0"     
        Option "GammaCorrectionI"           "0x00000000"
        Option "GammaCorrectionII"          "0x00000000"
    # === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
        Option "Capabilities"               "0x00000000"
    # === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
        Option "VideoOverlay"               "on"
    # === OpenGL Overlay ===
    # Note: When OpenGL Overlay is enabled, Video Overlay
    #       will be disabled automatically
        Option "OpenGLOverlay"              "off"
    # === Center Mode (Laptops only) ===
        Option "CenterMode"                 "off"
    # === Pseudo Color Visuals (8-bit visuals) ===
        Option "PseudoColorVisuals"         "off"
    # === QBS Management ===
        Option "Stereo"                     "off"
        Option "StereoSyncEnable"           "1"
    # === FSAA Management ===
        Option "FSAAEnable"                 "no"
        Option "FSAAScale"                  "1"
        Option "FSAADisableGamma"           "no"
        Option "FSAACustomizeMSPos"         "no"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX0"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY0"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX1"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY1"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX2"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY2"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX3"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY3"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX4"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY4"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosX5"                "0.000000"
        Option "FSAAMSPosY5"                "0.000000"
    # === Misc Options ===
        Option "UseFastTLS"                 "2"
        Option "BlockSignalsOnLock"         "on"
        Option "UseInternalAGPGART"         "yes"
        Option "ForceGenericCPU"            "no"
    #    BusID "PCI:1:0:0"    # vendor=1002, device=4e48
    EndSection
    
    Section "Device"
    	Identifier  "Videocard1"
    	Driver      "fglrx"
    	VendorName  "Videocard Vendor"
    	BoardName   "ATI Radeon 9800"
    	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
    	Screen      1
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier "Screen0"
    	Device     "Videocard0"
    	Monitor    "Monitor0"
    	DefaultDepth     24
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Viewport   0 0
    		Depth     16
    		Modes    "800x600" "640x480"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Viewport   0 0
    		Depth     24
    		Modes     "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier "Screen1"
    	Device     "Videocard1"
    	Monitor    "Monitor1"
    	DefaultDepth     24
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Viewport   0 0
    		Depth     24
    		Modes     "1280x1024"
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
    
    Section "DRI"
    	Group        0
    	Mode         0666
    EndSection
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    Have you tryed to simply run fglrxconfig? choose the option for dual display (big desktop)
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    the problem is, fglrxconfig saves to XFree86, and i do not now how to translate the server layout section from XFree to Xorg, if you could help me out with that bit, that would be beautiful. I will probably also check my kernel configuration and see if there are any options that should be on that are modular or just not selected.
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    $> man woman
    $> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

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