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Re: twinview with nvidia FX 5200



James Pifer wrote:
> I'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm trying to get twinview or clone
> working on my nvidia FX 5200 card on FC7. I have these nvidia packages
> installed:
> nvidia-graphics-devices-1.0-5.fc7
> nvidia-graphics9755-libs-1.0_9755-87.fc7
> nvidia-graphics-helpers-0.0.21-22.fc7
> nvidia-graphics9755-1.0_9755-87.fc7
> nvidia-graphics9755-kmdl-2.6.22.4-65.fc7-1.0_9755-87.fc7
> 
> Right now I have the display working on the SVideo port, but not on the
> DVI. I would like to see the same display on both. 
> 
> A couple people on the mythtv list tried to help but they had
> conflicting information. For example, I used one of their xorg.conf as a
> template, which gave me two device and two screen sections. Then the
> other guy said you should only have one of each. He made a couple
> suggestions, but not specific so I had to trial and error. I asked if he
> would share his xorg.conf and I never heard back. Maybe I still will
> since it was only yesterday.
> 
> Anyway, below is my current xorg.conf. Can anyone suggest any *specific*
> changes to my xorg.conf that might get the display working on BOTH the
> SVideo and DVI ports? I'm tried of trying million changes, reboot, try
> again, etc...

Did you try running nvidia-xconfig?  Also, there is no reason to reboot.
All you need do is hit Ctrl-Shift-Backspace to cause the Xserver to restart.

> 
> Thanks,
> James
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Section "ServerLayout"
> 	Identifier     "single head configuration"
> 	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
> 	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Files"
> 	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
> 	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions"
> 	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Module"
>         Load  "dbe"
>         Load  "extmod"
>         Load  "fbdevhw"
>         Load  "glx"
>         Load  "record"
>         Load  "freetype"
>         Load  "type1"
>         Load  "v4l"
>         Load  "vnc"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
> 	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
> 	Driver      "kbd"
> 	Option	    "XkbModel" "pc105"
> 	Option	    "XkbLayout" "us"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Device"
> 	#Option      "RenderAccel" "1"
> 	# TV Out Setup
> 	Identifier  "Videocard0"
> 	Driver      "nvidia"
> 	VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
> 	BoardName   "nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200]"
> 	Option	    "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT, TV"
> 	Option	    "TwinView" "True"
> 	Option	    "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
> 	Option	    "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
> 	Option	    "TVOutFormat" "SVIDEO"
> 	Option	    "UseEvents" "True"
> EndSection
> 
> Section "Screen"
> 	Identifier "Screen0"
> 	Device     "Videocard0"
> 	DefaultDepth     24
> 	Option	    "TVStandard" "NTSC-M"
> 	Option	    "ConnectedMonitor" "TV"
> 	Option	    "TVOutFormat" "COMPOSITE"
>         Option      "SecurityTypes" "VncAuth"
>         Option      "UserPasswdVerifier" "VncAuth"
>         Option      "PasswordFile" "/root/.vnc/passwd"
> 	SubSection "Display"
> 		Viewport   0 0
> 		Depth     24
> 		Modes    "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
> 	EndSubSection
> EndSection
> 
> 


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