XFree 4.0 dual monitor on AGP G4

W. Taylor Holliday wtholliday at ucdavis.edu
Fri Apr 28 10:51:51 EST 2000

>  Yes it would work, there is a problem with the approach taken by
> fbdev/glint, the BusID info isn't used at all there for the choise
> of the device to be opened, without the fbdev option you always
> get /dev/fb0 which might not be what you want.

According to the XFree 4 documentation, the BusID determines the device, and
thus the framebuffer used, even in the case of fbdev. So I'm kinda confused.

> Here is a small patch (untested) that changes r128 to use the "fbdev"
> option instead of using BusID to get the fbdev device.
> If the BusID and fbdev options don't match bad things will happen
> so be carefull there.
> For people that don't have more than one r128 card the previous behaviour
> works better so don't use it...
>   Kostas

If I apply your patch and recompile, how should I modify the config file?
Get rid of all BusID's? Just for the second monitor?

- Taylor

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