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Old 01-30-04, 05:45 PM   #1
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Default 5600U AGP w/ 1 monitor, 5200 PCI w/ 2 monitors, 2.6.2-rc2, 5336: X is slow, unstable

I'm trying to set up a 3-monitor display using two video cards. I have the middle display hooked up to my GeForce FX5600 Ultra AGP card, and the 2 smaller monitors flanking it connected to a GeForce FX5200 PCI card.

Now, I did manage to get this setup to work, but for some reason it was extremely slow, and very unstable. Closing xawtv could crash it, and console switching could bring the whole system down. I am using Xinerama to handle the displays, since I didn't think Twinview could correctly handle having its displays seperated by another connected to a different card.

Is there some way to improve performance and stability here, or am I out of luck?

Important info:
Motherboard: Tyan Thunder K8W
CPU: 2x AMD Opteron 240
Video: Gainward GeForce FX 5600 Ultra AGP, Apollo GeForce FX 5200 PCI
Capture: Prolink Pixelview XCapture (cx88 based)
Sound, LAN: Integrated
Distro: LFS CVS from a few months back
Kernel: 2.6.2-rc2 i386
Nvidia driver: 5336

/etc/X11/XF86Config and /var/log/XFree86.log.0 are attached.
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