Xinerama & i810 driver version 2.0.0
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri May 11 02:02:11 PDT 2007
On 5/11/07, Gerhard Mourani <gmourani at openna.com> wrote:
> Ok I've it installed and it's version 1.2 -> Server reports RandR
> version 1.2, so how to use it to make my second external screen appears
> as an extension of my first screen like the xinerama feature does, I
> don't want clone mode, thanks.
you'll want something like:
xrandr --output XXX --right-of YYY
where XXX and YYY are the outputs on your system.
> Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > On Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:46 pm Gerhard Mourani wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I know that Intel driver has been completely rewritten and that now
> >> it's supposed to work fine with Linux and X version 1.3. I'm also
> >> understand that dual head with clone mode is auto detected and a
> >> quick test show me that it correctly detect the screen but not the
> >> resolution. That's not a problem for me because what I want to do
> >> with dual head is to be able to use it with xinerama (working on both
> >> screen). My question is, how to do this (enable xinerama or new way
> >> to do it) and have my second external screen work in dual head (not
> >> clone mode)?
> > At the moment, your best bet is probably to use the 'xrandr'
> > application. It should be part of your distribution, if not you can
> > get it from freedesktop.org. I've heard of various KDE & GNOME related
> > projects that are implementing front ends for the new Randr1.2
> > extension, but I don't know of any that are usable yet.
> > Jesse
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