i915 dual head woes
ceo at l-i-e.com
Sun Apr 27 18:01:46 PDT 2008
On Sat, April 26, 2008 7:00 pm, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Friday, April 25, 2008 7:31 pm Richard Lynch wrote:
>> Sony VGN TXN 17P laptop
>> HP L1940T external LCD/CRT
>> Back story:
>> (rather long, I'm afraid...)
>> So I finally managed to get the latest kernel (for gentoo at least)
>> and latest xorg emerged and the i915 driver finally installed...
> I assume you have the latest Intel X driver too?
I think so?...
I tried to follow these directions:
I ran into a snag and had to ALSO install dri2proto.
It seems to all work.
lsmod lists i915 (and drm used by it)
I have a nifty install.sh script in a dripkg which complains that I
don't have the latest kernel installed -- but since I do, it's hard to
do much with that...
>> The only "weird" thing that leaps out at me is that both displays
>> to use pipe B, and neither one seems willing to use pipe B. Is that
>> Can anybody who actually understands this stuff look at a .conf and
>> .log and give me some idea what to try next?
> You have an old style config file. With the new driver, you'll need
> to update
> it to use randr style monitor configuration. See
> http://www.intellinuxgraphics.org/dualhead.html and the man page for
Okay, I've used a conf file much more like that, and I still get
nothing on the external monitor...
xrandr never seems to recognize the external monitor.
Log and conf files (labeled with intellinuxgraphics in their names)
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