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Old 06-02-03, 09:25 PM   #6
slackr
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Look at the "other" twinview way described in Appendix R of the Readme file. It allows you to use two seperate X screens, one for each head of the card.
Yes, you can setup a dual head on one card but you can not use one head (VGA/LCD) and other head (TV) with the current drivers. TV-out requires Twinview. right?

I have expermented with setting up a dual head VGA with TV-out on a single card but that cannot be done with only 2 dacs. I was trying to use 2 VGAs and switching to 1 VGA and TV-out using "Screen0" as VGA and "Screen1" for the 2nd VGA/Tv-out. I got lockups.

eg.

Section "Device"
Identifier "NVIDIA AGP 0"
VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX"
Driver "nvidia"
Screen 0
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
Option "NVagp" "2"
Option "PageFlip" "On"
Option "DPMS"
Option "NoLogo"
Option "CursorShadow" "on"
Option "RenderAccel" "On"
Option "TwinView" "off"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "NVIDIA AGP 1"
VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce FX"
Driver "nvidia"
Screen 1
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
Option "NVagp" "2"
Option "PageFlip" "On"
Option "DPMS"
Option "NoLogo"
Option "CursorShadow" "on"
Option "RenderAccel" "On"
Option "TwinView" "On"
Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
Option "TVOverScan" "0.6"
Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024,NULL;NULL,800x600;NULL,640x480"
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "crt-1,tv"
EndSection


This setup confused X and it locked up as soon as I tried to switch to the TV.... I guess once X is started and the driver inited. the dacs are connect to only the startup device and cannot be changed on the fly.
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