Correctly configuring dual head

Christoph Bartoschek bartoschek at
Thu Jul 3 10:24:50 PDT 2008

> > 1. If I enter Option "Rotate" "Left" to my monitor section, the driver
> > crashes on startup. Is this known?
> It is now, I've pushed the fix to master.
> > 2. It seems as if the GPU fan is now running all the time. Is it possible
> > that the rotated mode is more gpu intensive such that more power is
> > transformed to heat?
> Yes, rotation runs the 3D engine in order to do the rotation, so it
> would need more GPU power.

Ok. I've reverted back to normal mode because of this.

There is however another problem:

If I connect my external monitor via DVI-0 I get sound hiccups. Every ten or 
so seconds the sound starts to stutter.

If I connect the external monitor via VGA-0 there is no problem with sound. 

Is this a known problem?


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