Growing out a second head
stijn at win.tue.nl
Sat Jan 15 12:40:25 PST 2005
On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 02:06:30AM +0530, Subhro wrote:
> I am running FBSD 5.3-R amd64 on a AMD 3000+ with a nVidia GeForce Fx 5700LE
> (256M) card plugged into the AGP slot. Two monitors are fixed to the card.
> One goes in the normal VGA slot, the other goes into the DVI slot via a
> VGA-DVI converter. I have been trying to get Xorg running on this setup.
> However I have not been successful so far. The "nvidia" driver supports dual
> headed setups. But it is only limited to the i386 platform. Anyone would
> please help me out by suggesting how to setup "Twinview" with the "nv"
> driver? Any pointers would be welcome.
My experience with setting up a dual-head nVidia FX 5200 last week was that
I really needed the binary driver -- the open source 'nv' one just gave
me messed up blinking colors on the second head.
I don't know if that's really all that is available, just relating my
If today is the first day of the rest of your life, what the hell was
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