Using the intel driver, I can *ALMOST* get there. What I want to
do is run KDE and general apps on the first screen - LVDS ( :0.0 )
and run one single X app on the second screen - CRT ( :0.1 ).
Using the intel drivers, I can't get KDE to leave the second
screen alone. In fact, it keeps moving the panel to it.
The docs with the intel driver say it just doesn't support
dual (zaphod) head mode.
Are the i810 drivers still in use? They also *ALMOST* get there
in zaphod mode - they just stuff the screen modes at the last moment.
On 29/08/2008, at 11:44 PM, Tom Evans wrote:
On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 17:56 +1000, Ray Newman wrote:
Under FreeBSD V6.2 Release (X 6.9.0 and i810 1.4.1) with this
xorg.conf, this log file
is produced and the dual screen config works.
Under FreeBSD V7.0 Release (X 1.4.0 and i810 1.6.5) with this
xorg.conf which is nearly
identical with the previous one, this log file is produced and the
dual screen doesn't work.
It seems to get the primary and secondary screens totally confused.
29 Aug 2008
With X 1.4, use driver intel ( x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel ) and
to achieve the same effect. This has the benefit of dynamically
or disabling additional heads. The configuration is slightly
here is a pertinent snippet from mine for comparison. There is only
device, screen and monitor specified in the conf.
VendorName "Intel Corporation"
Option "DRI" "true"
BoardName "Mobile Integrated Graphics Controller"
Viewport 0 0
Virtual 2680 1050
My laptop has an internal 1400x1050 screen, and also a 1280x1024
external screen to its left. It's enabled from my .xinitrc with a
command like 'xrandr --output VGA --mode 1280x1024 --left-of LVDS'.
Apparently due to hardware limitations, if your 'Virtual' is more than
2048x2048 in any dimension, then DRI won't work.
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