Dual head t42 with Fedora 7, tricks?
Yeah, I actually came from Fedora 8 and dual head wouldn't work at all.
Since then I've loaded up Fedora 7 and Fedora 9 preview... In Fedora 7,
the DH works out of the box but yeah we've already talked about that..
The Fedora 9 Dual head dialog didn't work at all... There was no card to
select in the '2nd video card' field for me and so I am a tad concerned
about that... I hope it gets fixed for the release.
On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 19:17 +0200, D. H. Holsboer wrote:
> Sometime in 2007 I tried to use xrandr, but it did not work at all, even
> after de-installing and re-installing. yum said all was OK after
> re-installing, nut no way!
> That's when I gave up on dual head.
> Let's see what FC9 brings...
> Sean Madden schreef:
> > I'm running Fedora 8/9 Preview, and the easiest way to do it would be
> > to use the 'xrandr' (XResizeANDRotate) command to accomplish this.
> > Fedora 7 had/has the command, but with limited support. Easiest way
> > to do it would be to upgrade to Fedora 8, or wait another 16 days
> > until Fedora 9 comes out. Then upgrade.
> > -Sean Madden
> > Gene Horodecki wrote:
> >> Hi there.. I was able to get dual-head working on my t42 (Radeon
> >> Mobility 7500) working out of the box to a certain extent but still not
> >> to my satisfaction. Is there a trick to getting a different resolution
> >> on each of the monitors? I have a 1024x768 LCD screen and a 1600x1200
> >> VGA monitor and I had hoped to use each to the fullest extent. So far
> >> it hasn't worked with either extended desktop (which I prefer) or with
> >> the two desktop config.
> >> Please help? Thanks.
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