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I Have Red Hat WS4 and a Leadtek Geforce 6800 GT running on a tyan motherboard with duel opteron250's I have Duel Phillips 19" 190s LCD displays. I also have very little hair left.

 

Has anyone got "Twinview" to work with this combination ??? I have tried all the various xorg setups I could find but something is missing. I can only get the left screen to work. I can get both screens working on the vesa config, but not as one screen. I wish to enable screen spanning ie twinview. I have the latest Nvidia Driver (733x)

 

If needed I can show my xorg.conf up here

 

Any help will be much appreciated, by both me and my boss

 

 

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Finally solved this myself, The answer is you only have one screen in your config file. I will post the xorg.conf file below, as it is very frustrating when you do a search and only find questions, not the answers.

 

 

# XFree86 4 configuration created by redhat-config-xfree86

 

Section "ServerLayout"

Identifier "Anaconda Configured"

Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0

InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"

InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

EndSection

 

Section "Files"

 

# The location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the

# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally

# no need to change the default.

# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)

# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of

# the X server to render fonts.

RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"

FontPath "unix/:7100"

EndSection

 

Section "Module"

 

# Load "GLcore"

Load "dbe"

Load "extmod"

Load "fbdevhw"

# Load "dri"

Load "glx"

Load "record"

Load "freetype"

Load "type1"

EndSection

 

Section "InputDevice"

 

# Option "AutoRepeat" "500 5"

# when using XQUEUE, comment out the above line, and uncomment the

# following line

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))

# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"

# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.

# Option "XkbDisable"

# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the

# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.

# keyboard, you will probably want to use:

# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"

# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:

# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"

#

# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.

# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:

# Option "XkbLayout" "de"

# or:

# Option "XkbLayout" "de"

# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"

#

# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and

# control keys, use:

# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"

#Option "XkbOptions" ""

Identifier "Keyboard0"

Driver "keyboard"

Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"

Option "XkbModel" "pc105"

Option "XkbLayout" "us"

#Option "XkbVariant" ""

EndSection

 

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Mouse0"

Driver "mouse"

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"

Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"

EndSection

 

Section "Monitor"

Identifier "Monitor0"

VendorName "Phillips"

ModelName "190s"

DisplaySize 410 310

HorizSync 31.0 - 80.0

VertRefresh 56.0 - 76.0

Option "dpms"

EndSection

 

Section "Device"

Identifier "DISPLAY[0]"

Driver "nvidia"

VendorName "nVidia"

BoardName "nVidia 6800 GT"

Option "TwinView"

Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "31.5 - 80.0"

Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "56.0 - 76.0"

Option "TwinViewOrientation" "RightOf"

Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024,1280x1024; 800x600,800x600"

EndSection

 

Section "Screen"

Identifier "Screen0"

Device "DISPLAY[0]"

Monitor "Monitor0"

DefaultDepth 24

SubSection "Display"

Depth 24

Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

EndSubSection

Option "backingstore"

EndSection

 

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