XFree 4.0 dual monitor on AGP G4

Michel Dänzer daenzer at relog.ch
Wed Apr 26 22:26:10 EST 2000

"W. Taylor Holliday" wrote:

> I modified the config file you sent me to use the secondary monitor only
> (since XFree wouldn't parse the dual monitor layout section),

Dang, gotta look at the syntax for the Layout Section again :)

BTW you can quickly choose a Screen Section with the -screen command line

> and unfortunately the kernel still crashed. Right now trying to get
> both monitors working is getting ahead of myself - i'm first shooting to get
> the secondary one working alone.

Very sensible.

> Unfortunately, the XFree86 4.0 docs say that PCI id's are mandatory for
> dual-head configs.

So? You have specified them.

> Oh and it dies before it writes to the logfile. So I have no clue what to do
> next. Suggestions?

- remount (at least) the partition containing /var/log in sync mode (to get at
  least something from the log)

- run X with -probeonly


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