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Re: Triple monitor/dual card issues with F12.



On 12/08/2009 08:20 PM, Jason Ish wrote:
> After upgrading to F12 and trying out Nouveau, it doesn't appear that it
> supports multiple nvidia video cards which means I need to drop back to the
> nvidia blob drivers, fair enough.  However, once I get that up and running X
> locks up while gnome loads.  Its fine with multiple displays on one card,
> its when I enable the output on the second card that things go back.
> 
> So far I've been unable to get anything out of the logs - even if I ssh in
> while X is locked, there is nothing there of interest.
> 
> Anyone have any ideas?  I'd be happy to use Nouveau if I could just get a
> second X session out of it.  Would work fine for me since I generally run a
> virtual machine full screen on one of the 3 displays.
> 
> Anyone running into similar issues?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 

Hi Jason,

i am experiencing the same problems as you.

I have 2 Nvidia Geforce 9600 GT in my PC. 2 TFT's are connected to the
first card, a single TFT is connected to the second card.

All three Displays were running fine using Xinerama with Fedora 11.

After upgrading to Fedora 12 i am able to use the 2 Displays connected
to the first card.

As soon as i enable the third display, X would load but the System
crashes if i move the mouse. Sometimes the Machine isn't even pingable
after that anymore.

I already tried to build a new xorg.conf with the nvidia-settings tool,
but the result is the same as if i use my old xorg.conf (which was
usable under Fedora 11).

I think that it could have something to do with the newer X-Server of
Fedora 12. I think that the Nvidia Driver doesnt fit to that X-Server
version, but i might be wrong.

I just checked the Nvidia Website for new beta drivers and found a new
version - 195.30 (released on 23rd of December). I will try this version
later.

Regards, Florian


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