Dual Headed display with ati driver

Trevor S. Cornpropst tcornpropst at cox.net
Wed Dec 3 18:31:42 PST 2003

On Wednesday 03 December 2003 03:40 am, Wayne Pascoe wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone here got a dual headed display working with the ati driver in
> XFree86 ? I have a Radeon 9800pro and I'm using XFree86-Server-snap,
> which I believe used the XFree86- for it's install.
> With just one monitor plugged in, I get 1024x768 @ 85Hz. As soon as I
> plug the second monitor in, even before configuring it, and startx, both
> monitors come up with the same display on each. However my CRT will only
> work at 60Hz which is a bit of a problem.
> I'm using an Iiyama Visionmaster pro 410 (CRT) as my primary monitory
> and a Samsung Syncmaster S171 (LCD) as my secondary monitor.
> Does anyone have any pointers as to how I could get this working
> properly ?
> Thanks in advance,

I assume you are looking to get Xinerama functioning in all its glory. I 
posted a working configuration for my ATI FireGL X1 a while back. The 
configuration should work for you as well.


If this link doesn't work, just search freebsd-questions for ati radeon.


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