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Old 12-07-05, 05:58 AM   #1
wetenschapper
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Default twinview and dual X not working(CRT, TV)

hello,

I would like two different configs,
fist:
I want to run start an X on my tv and one on my CRT
I configged 2devices, 2 screens & 2 monitors in the xorg.conf

Then the X starts on the CRT but I got nothing on the TV, In the nvidia-settings program I have then 2 devices one with crt and one with TV as screen, but how do I get something on my tv? tryed this with starting 2 X servers by configging this in the gdm.conf, but then both servers start on my CRT screen.

any idea's?

second:
since I failed to do the first I tryed it with Twinvieuw & Clone:
PHP Code:
Section "Device"
    
Identifier     "nvidia0"
    
Driver        "nvidia"
    
BusID        "PCI:2:0:0"
        
Option          "TwinView"
        
Option        "TVStandard" "PAL-B"
        
Option         "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-50"
        
Option         "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "60"
        
Option         "TwinViewOrientation" "Clone"
        
Option        "TVOutFormat" "COMPOSITE"
    
#    Option         "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT,TV"
    #    Option         "MetaModes" "1024x768,1024x768"
    
Screen 0
EndSection

Section
"Monitor"
    
Identifier     "Monitor0"
    
Option        "DPMS"
    
HorizSync    80-86
    VertRefresh    50
-160
EndSection

Section
"Screen"
    
Identifier "Screen0"
    
Device "nvidia0"
    
Monitor "Monitor0"
    
DefaultDepth 24
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        1
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        4
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        8
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        15
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        16
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
    SubSection
"Display"
        
Depth        24
        Modes        
"1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section
"ServerLayout"
    
Identifier "SimpleLayout"
    
Screen 0 "Screen0"
    
#Screen 1 "Screen1" leftOf "Screen0"
    
InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
    
InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
EndSection
when I do this config I get only something on my CRT (bug repport attached)
in the nvidia-settings there is only one screen

when I include the
Option "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT,TV"
Option "MetaModes" "1024x768,1024x768"
Lines I only get an X on my TV, but then nvidia-settings does show the CRT and the TV screen I have that log also attached.

Thanks in Advance,
Jan Lenaerts
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File Type: log nvidia-bug-report.log (62.2 KB, 121 views)
File Type: txt Xlog_connected.txt (36.9 KB, 126 views)
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Old 12-07-05, 02:46 PM   #2
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Default Re: twinview and dual X not working(CRT, TV)

Here's your problem:
(WW) NVIDIA(0): To enable TwinView, you must also specify:
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Option "MetaModes" "<metamode list>"

You've commented out the Metamodes, which will prevent TwinView from working (as you noted).

When you have them specified, I see these problems:
(WW) NVIDIA(0): config file vrefresh range 50-160Hz not within DDC vrefresh ranges.
(II) NVIDIA(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (hsync out of range)
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Unable to find mode "1024x768" for display device 0 in
(WW) NVIDIA(0): MetaMode "1024x768,1024x768"

I'd suggest upgrading to 1.0-8174 and then specifying separate Monitor sections for your CRT & TV with valid vertical and horz refresh rates.

If that fails to work, please generate and post a new bug report.

Thanks,
Lonni
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