Odd ATI + Xorg behavior
johnjawed at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 04:04:25 GMT 2005
On 6/19/05, John Jawed <johnjawed at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Paul,
> Yes I can have 3 side by side...it works fine like that except for the
> artifacting in X. Not having Xinerama was done on purpose, as it is natively
> done for me via by both the nvidia and ati drivers. My current goal is to
> look for updated ati and/or nvidia drivers that may possibly fix this.
> On 6/19/05, Paul Schmehl <pauls at utdallas.edu> wrote:
> > --On June 19, 2005 2:16:38 PM -0700 John Jawed <johnjawed at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Arghhhhhhhhh!
> > >
> > > Ok I removed the nvidia card, reconfigured X and everything works like
> > a
> > > charm! There has to be a driver incompatiblity in X for my setup.
> > Now...I
> > > guess my options are to switch from the "ati" driver to the "radeon"
> > > driver, and possibly from the "nv" driver to the "nvidia" driver.
> > >
> > > Any input would be appreciated.
> > >
> > Are you sure xorg will display on three screens horizontally? I had the
> > impression that you could do two side by side or four horizontally *and*
> > vertically.
> > IOW, screen 1 left of screen 0, screen 2 above (or below) screen 0.
> > I also noticed that you don't have Option "Xinerama" "True" in your
> > ServerLayout section. Is that deliberate? I know ati cards will do
> > xinerama-like display natively, but I wonder if using the xorg.confOption
> > would be more effective.
> > Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> > Adjunct Information Security Officer
> > University of Texas at Dallas
> > AVIEN Founding Member
> > http://www.utdallas.edu/
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