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Date:      Wed, 08 Jul 2009 16:22:45 +0000
From:      Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
To:        Gene <fbsd@brightstar.bomgardner.net>, FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Xorg and Dual Head Video?
Message-ID:  <91766D5F68F5E77E1BE14141@utd65257.utdallas.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20090708121347.M52792@brightstar.bomgardner.net>
References:  <20090708121347.M52792@brightstar.bomgardner.net>

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--On Wednesday, July 08, 2009 07:16:02 -0500 Gene 
<fbsd@brightstar.bomgardner.net> wrote:

>
> Hi All:
>
> I was wondering if anyone could point me toward any docs, or even better,
> how-tos on setting up Xorg using dual head video?
>

First make sure Xorg is up to date.
Second make sure that hald and dbus are installed and running.

This is a working xorg.conf file for a dual head setup on current Xorg (7.4).

Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier     "X.org Configured"
        Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
        Option "DontZap" "No"
        Option "AllowEmptyInput" "No"
EndSection

Section "Files"
        ModulePath   "/usr/local/lib/xorg/modules"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/OTF"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/bitstream-vera/"
        FontPath     "/usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/"
EndSection

# Make flash work correctly
Section "Extensions"
        Option "Composite" "Off"
EndSection

Section "Module"
        Load  "GLcore"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
        Group 0
        Mode  0660
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor0"
        VendorName   "Dell Computer"
        ModelName    "DELL 2208WFP"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "left"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "right"
        Option       "RightOf" "left"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Card0"
        Driver      "radeonhd"
        VendorName  "ATI Technologies Inc"
        BoardName   "RV610"
        Option      "Monitor-DVI-I_1/digital" "left"
        Option      "Monitor-DVI-I_2/digital" "right"
        BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Card0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        SubSection "Display"
                Virtual 3360 1050
        EndSubSection
EndSection

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Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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