Card for Xorg dual-head Xinerama? (Matrox G450 problems)
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Wed Jun 15 07:43:20 GMT 2005
0n Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 05:17:58PM -0400, Chris Shenton wrote:
>I'm running FreeBSD-5.4 from cvsup and having some Xorg problems with
>Xinerama on my Matrox G450 dual-head card.
>While Xinerama works fine for local X11 apps, an app started on a
>remote machine displaying back to my box fills the fvwm frame with
>nothing -- except whatever bitmap was already there. Moving the
>window moves the image of the bitmap around. Killing the app leaves
>the fvwm frame; I have to "kill" the frame in fvwm to make it go away.
>If I turn off Xinerama, everything works fine, but obviously I don't
>Any suggestions for a good dual-head card which works well with Xorg
>and Xinerama? I've got two 21" CRTs so don't have DVI input. I don't
>game so I don't need that kind of speed. I'd prefer something quiet,
>that doesn't require a fan to prevent it from melting. I'd like to
>keep it inexpensive.
Yes, make sure you download and use official linux matrox drivers.
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