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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:18:54 -0400
From:      Trevor Cornpropst <>
Subject:   Re: Dual Monitor problems
Message-ID:  <>
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On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:24:58 -0400
Jonathan Arnold <> wrote:

> Well, I didn't get much input here. How about if I generalize it
> a little bit?
> Is *anyone* currently running a late model ATI card with dual monitors?
> If so, could you post or email me your xorg.conf?
> --
> Jonathan Arnold
> Daemon Dancing in the Dark, a FreeBSD blog:

This is a working dual monitor setup for a Radeon 9550 RV350 with dual Samsung 19" LCD panels. agp is in the kernel, drm and radeon loaded as modules.

6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #0: Fri Jul 14 16:35:41 EDT 2006

xorg-server-6.9.0_3 X.Org X server and related programs

I have experienced some lockups since upgrading to 6.1 It seems to happen with anything that does intensive ops like watching tv, dvds and games.



Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     " Configured"
	Screen         0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
	RgbPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
	ModulePath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/webfonts/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/urwfonts-ttf/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"

Section "Module"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "dri"
	Load  "dbe"
#	Load  "record"
#	Load  "xtrap"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "type1"
	Load  "freetype"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "auto"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/psm0"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "SAM"
	ModelName    "SyncMaster"
	Option	    "DPMS"

Section "Device"
	Identifier  "Card0"
	Driver      "ati"
	VendorName  "ATI Technologies Inc"
	BoardName   "RV350 AS [Radeon 9550]"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"

        Option     "AGPMode" "4"            	# <i>
        # This MAKEM BIG LOCKUP
#        Option     "AGPFastWrite" "True"       	# [<bool>]
        Option     "MergedDPI" "100 100"       	# [<str>]
        Option     "MergedFB" "True"          	# [<bool>]
        Option     "CRT2Position" "RightOf"    	# [<str>]
        Option     "MetaModes" "1280x1024-1280x1024"
        Option     "RenderAccel" "True"        	# [<bool>]
        Option     "DMAForXv" "True"           	# [<bool>]

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Card0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth 24
	SubSection "Display"
		Depth     24
                Modes "1280x1024"
                Virtual 2560 1024


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