2x DVI with "intel" driver?

Stefan Dirsch sndirsch at suse.de
Sat Mar 24 05:23:02 PDT 2007

On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 01:02:41PM +0100, Christian Leber wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 09:58:20AM +0100, Stefan Dirsch wrote:
> [can't post to the list for some odd reason, why every dumbass can]
> > > > I wonder if it is possible to use a 2x DVI setup with the "intel"
> > > > driver.
> > > Yes, you can even buy 2x DVI ADD2 cards that work quite nicely.
> > I was not aware that such a thing exists.
> http://wiki.x.org/wiki/SDVOADD2Cards
> Look for Wintec in the list.
> I searched and found no shop in .de that can deliver it, i guess when
> you want it, you have to import it.
> (some guy from .nl searched long and was not able to get it in europe
> and did also not found any other Dual DVI ADD2 card)
> If you have one... i would be interested to hear if it really works :-)

Thanks. I think I should first try to order a ADD2-R card for my
purpose. At least Alternate (www.alternate.de -> Hardware ->
Mainboards -> Zubehör) has one - but with an unknown delivery time,
which usually means that it will never arrive.

> > > I suspect that if you want two DVI outputs, you'll need to use a dual
> > > DVI card and ignore the DVI on the motherboard; I haven't seen an ADD2
> > > card that is designed expressly for this purpose.
> > 
> > So you're saying that there is no ADD2 card with Dual DVI available at
> > all, although you mentioned before that such a card works nicely?
> I guess he wants to say that there is no card that has a "second"
> head output for DVI, so that you still can use the DVI onboard.

Well, I don't care about the DVI onboard, when I have 2x DVI working
outputs on the ADD2 card. :-)

Best regards,

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