EeePC 900 with TwinView/Xinerama mode
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 24 15:03:18 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-06-24 at 16:58 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Monday, June 15, 2009 a las 09:20:42AM -0500, Robert Noland escribió:
> > On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 09:04 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I'm running 8-CURRENT on my EeePC 900; it uses the xorg-server
> > > xorg-7.4_1.tbz and xf86-video-intel-2.6.3.tbz (from the ports) for the
> > > display of the netbook with 1024x600 resolution; My questions is: can I
> > > somehow configure a 2nd external display with 1024x768 resolution (for
> > > connecting a video beamer for presentations) and bring both screens
> > > together in a Xinerama mode, like I can do with my bigger laptop using
> > > the NVIDIA driver? Any ideas? Thanks in advance
> > This should all be done with xrandr(1). Just make sure that your
> > Virtual line in your xorg.conf allows for enough space in the
> > framebuffer.
> > robert.
> I wanted to play around with this on my other 8-CURRENT laptop, but it
> $ xrandr
> Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".
> RandR extension missing
> but it should be there:
> $ pkg_info | fgrep randr
> libXrandr-1.3.0 X Resize and Rotate extension library
> randrproto-1.3.0 Randr extension headers
> xrandr-1.3.0 Primitive command line interface to the RandR extension
> $ fgrep -i randr /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> (II) NVIDIA(0): will be available via XRandR and XF86VidMode):
> (II) NVIDIA(1): will be available via XRandR and XF86VidMode):
> (==) RandR enabled
> (==) RandR enabled
> (II) Initializing built-in extension RANDR
> What is wrong? Thx
Not sure really, I don't know anything about the Nvidia binary driver.
You might try rebuilding xorg-server, but really I have no idea.
Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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