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Old 12-13-06, 12:49 PM   #1
toton
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Default Dual-head with Quadro FX 550

Hi,

I am trying to make the Dual-head works using my new Quadro FX550. my OS is Red Hat Enterprise 4 update 4 on 64bit (Intel).

I used to have both of my screens showing the same, but when I downloaded and installed the latest available Linux driver, the nVidia logo appears, and the other screen turned blank (so only one screen is working now)

when I tried /sbin/lspci , what I got was
nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 014d (rev a2)

after a double check I found that this ID "0x014D" is not supported in nVidia driver
ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...ppendix-a.html

The problem I am facing now, is when I tried to setup the dual-head using the Redhat GUI (system-config-display)
like in the following link
http://www.redhat.com/magazine/014de...res/multihead/

when I hit ok I got this error
Code:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xConfigDialog.py", line 200, in ok
    if card.getCardData()["NAME"] == self.secondVideocardOptionMenu.get_menu().get_active().get_data("NAME"):
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_data'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xConfigDialog.py", line 155, in ok
    lower_vrefresh, upper_vrefresh = self.second_monitor_vrefresh
ValueError: too many values to unpack
and here is my xorg.conf file
Code:
Section "Module"
	Load  "dbe"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "fbdevhw"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "record"
	Load  "freetype"
	Load  "type1"
	Load  "dri"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Dell 2405FPW (Digital)"
	HorizSync    30.0 - 83.0
	VertRefresh  56.0 - 76.0
	Option	    "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
	Identifier  "Videocard0"
	Driver      "nvidia"
	VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
	BoardName   "NVIDIA PCI-Express Quadro FX 550"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Videocard0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	DefaultDepth     16
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
		Modes    "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
	EndSubSection
EndSection
Thanks,
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Last edited by toton; 12-13-06 at 01:17 PM.
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Old 12-13-06, 01:11 PM   #2
netllama
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Default Re: Dual-head with Quadro FX 550

Redhat's X configuration tools are unaware of the existence of the nvidia driver. You'll need to either edit xorg.conf manually, or use nvidia-xconfig (see its man page for details).

1.0-9631 fully supports the Quadro FX 550.

Thanks,
Lonni
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