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Re: nouveau and double monitor error



On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 16:12 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> >> I upgraded from F10 to F11Beta/rawhide last night on my laptop and
> >> when I got into the office this morning and docked my lappie it has
> >> the same problem. The intel driver with my old laptop required the
> >> virtual bit in xorg.conf but the nv driver never did. Its a pity there
> >> is this regression on the move to nouveau
> >
> > ...but the nv driver required you to set everything up in xorg.conf and
> > you couldn't change it once you'd started X, because that's how
> > multi-monitor worked before RandR 1.2.
> >
> > It's not exactly a regression per se, just a switch to a different
> > system with different quirks.
> 
> I never had any xorg.conf at all and just used xrandr for the config.

I don't know how that would have worked. RandR 1.1 did not handle
multiple monitor configuration, and nv was an RandR 1.1 driver.
Er...yeah, I'm really not sure how that worked. I'll have to check with
Ben...
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