nvidia 6200TC + nv + dualhead?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 13:00:40 PDT 2005

On Apr 4, 2005 3:31 PM, Oliver Lehmann <lehmann at ans-netz.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to buy an amd64 board with ePCI in the near future. I'm not able
> to use my old Matrox 400-DH anyway with amd64 since matrox only hands out
> a 32bit driver which I need to get DualHead to work.
> I need to buy a new graphic card, and I want to buy a card which gives me
> my lovly DualHead back, and doesn't disturbs my environment with a fan. I
> think nvidia's 6200TC chipset will give me all this. So all I need to
> know now is - will a 6200TC card work with xorg's nv driver in dualhead
> mode on amd64 (an FreeBSD if that matters)? If not - is someone aware of
> another ePCI card which gives me those 2 "features", is ePCI and on the
> market?
>   Greetings, Oliver

for dualhead you'll need to use nvidia's binary module.  the
opensource nv driver doesn't support dualhead.  you best bet for
dualhead with open drivers is a pci-e radeon (e.g., x300, x600, x700).
 I'm running a dualhead x800 pci-e radeon and it works perfectly.


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