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Old 07-24-04, 11:24 AM   #1
jsmerritt
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Default Multi-Head portrait - use multiple cards ?

Whoops, my bad. I purchased two ViewSonic VP201s Flat Panels with the intent of running them side-by-side in portrait mode. I had seen the "Rotate" option in the XF86Config specs - but I have since discovered that it is only available in the "nv" driver and not the "nvidia" driver. Furthermore, I'm not able to switch to the "nv" driver because it does not support the multiple DVI heads on my video card ... And, I've also looked into RandR, but it looks like rotation support is not included in the XFree86 server ...

So it seems like my ONLY option is to purchase multiple (PCI) video cards and use the "nv" driver (with rotation) on each of them. Is it possible to run multiple video card from one XF86 Server ??? Can I run a rotated "nv" driver on each of them and then "connect" them with xinearama ? Any other possibilities ?

Thanks, Scott.
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