I810 dual head with sDVO

Alan Hourihane alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Wed Jan 31 07:50:38 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 10:24 -0500, Sawyers, Brandon W wrote:
> Hello everyone:
> I've been trying to get a working dual head setup in centos 4.4 for a
> couple days now. I think I'm getting close, but I'm stuck.
> My hardware setup is a dell optiplex gx280 with builtin intel i915. The
> computer also has a sDVO card that dell shipped with the computer to
> provide a DVI out. Attached to the VGA and DVI outs are 2 identical dell
> 17" FPs.
> When I try to start X, I just get 2 black screens. The computer seems to
> be working fine otherwise, although I can't ALT-F1 to get back to a
> console. (I can ctrl-alt-del to reboot though.)
> I'm getting some errors in X that I couldn't find much on when I googled
> them.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Following is a copy of my
> xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log log.
> Thanks!

You should probably upgrade. X.Org 6.8.2 is getting pretty old now.

Having said that, I suspect you should be using...

Option "MonitorLayout" "CRT,DFP"

If that doesn't work, then I'd recommend upgrading.


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