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Old 07-05-05, 11:44 AM   #1
eddyg
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Default Geforce FX5200 TwinView help!

I'm trying to get TwinView to work on my SuSE 9.3 config with the 7667 drivers. I've done a lot of searching and think I have everything configured properly, so I'd appreciate any insight.

Here are some relevant lines from the X log file when it fails:

Code:
(--) PCI:*(2:0:0) nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] rev 161, Mem @ 0xdc000000/24, 0xd0000000/27

(II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.o
(II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
        compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.7667
        Module class: XFree86 Video Driver

(II) NVIDIA X Driver  1.0-7667  Fri Jun 17 07:03:12 PDT 2005
(II) NVIDIA Unified Driver for all NVIDIA GPUs
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 02:00:0

(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "ConnectedMonitor" "DFP, CRT"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "RenderAccel" "true"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "CursorShadow" "true"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "TwinView"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-80"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "56-60"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "MetaModes" "1280x1024, 1280x1024"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling experimental RENDER acceleration
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling cursor shadow
(**) NVIDIA(0): ConnectedMonitor string: "DFP, CRT"
(**) NVIDIA(0): TwinView enabled
(--) NVIDIA(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xD0000000
(--) NVIDIA(0): MMIO registers at 0xDC000000
(II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU detected as: GeForce FX 5200
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 04.34.20.18.00
(--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
(II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 8X
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoRAM: 131072 kBytes
(II) NVIDIA(0): Using ConnectedMonitor string "CRT-0, DFP-0"
(EE) NVIDIA(0): The requested configuration of display devices is not
(EE) NVIDIA(0):      supported in the hardware.
(II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
Why is it saying the CRT/DFP combo configuration is not supported in the hardware?

If I comment out the "ConnectedMonitor" line, X starts, but only with the monitor on the DB15 connector. The significant differences in the log file

Code:
(II) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s): CRT-0
...
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Only one display device connected; disabling TwinView.
even though there is is an LCD connected via a DVI cable to the DVI port on the 5200... from what I can tell, the card never detects anything on the DVI port.

Any ideas?
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