DRI on dual-head: what's needed?

Leoncio Juan Ernesto López (Cholo) anicholo at gmail.com
Thu May 10 21:38:58 PDT 2007

On 5/10/07, Nemosoft Unv. <nemosoft at smcc.demon.nl> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've got myself a dual-head setup here with a card based on a Radeon 9200 SE,
> XOrg 7.2 (the release, not the latest code), which works fine. However, when
> starting up X, I get this message in the log:

What kind of dual-head config "variety" are you using? Xinerama?

Forgive my ignorance, but I think MergedFB is the only way to have DRI
working in both heads.

> But, I specifically DON'T want MergedFB since I want a dual display (i.e.
> a :0.0 and :0.1 X display). I looked at the code, and there's no specifi
> reason listed why it doesn't work. So my question to you is: what is needed
> to get this working? Or rather, where is the problem? Is it the DRI kernel
> module, the X architecture, hardware issue?

Is it *reeealy* necessary to have both displays? (not criticizing, just curious)

Good luck,

Nota mental: No bardear a la oveja.

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