Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-01-06, 04:24 PM   #1
cpmccull
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1
Default success! FC6 2.6.18-1.2798 TwinView with beta drivers

finally managed to get TwinView working on Fedora 6 2.6.18-1.2798, Xorg 7.1 with a Quadro 200 NVS using the 9625 betas. Haven't seen much success on here for TwinView on FC6, so I thought I'd post my config and what I did in hopes that it helps.

first off, I took the advice in http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=78912 and commented out the include for config.h in nv-linux.h

After that, just ran the nvidia-installer script and, while giving me a couple of warning messages, it installed fine.

fiddled with the nvidia-settings (type nvidia-settings in a console in X) app to get my display just right resulted in the following xorg.conf that works great...
Code:
# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings:  version 1.0  (buildmeister@builder3)  Thu Sep 14 15:51:14 PDT 2006

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
EndSection

Section "Files"
    RgbPath         "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    FontPath        "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load           "dbe"
    Load           "extmod"
    Load           "type1"
    Load           "freetype"
    Load           "glx"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
    Option         "Xinerama" "0"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from data in "/etc/sysconfig/keyboard"
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
    Option         "XkbLayout" "us"
    Option         "XkbModel" "pc105"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "COMPAQ P1220"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 130.0
    VertRefresh     50.0 - 160.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Videocard0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "Quadro NVS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Videocard0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "TwinView" "1"
    Option         "metamodes" "CRT-0: 1280x1024 +1280+0, CRT-1: 1280x1024 +0+0; CRT-0: 1280x960 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +1280+0; CRT-0: 1280x800 +0
+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +1280+0; CRT-0: 1152x864 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +1152+0; CRT-0: 1152x768 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +1152+0; CRT
-0: 1024x768 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +1024+0; CRT-0: 800x600 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select +800+0; CRT-0: 640x480 +0+0, CRT-1: nvidia-auto-select
+640+0"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubSection
EndSection
hope this helps anyone who was running into the same issues as I was...
cpmccull is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GeForce R304 Beta Drivers Get You Ready For Summer Gaming News Archived News Items 0 06-18-12 09:50 PM
Radeon 9700 not all that? sancheuz Other Desktop Graphics Cards 200 10-12-02 09:31 PM
Red Hat null(limbo beta 3), guide to install Nvidia Drivers utiel NVIDIA Linux 21 09-30-02 05:32 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.