[Intel-gfx] Dual screen: Define primary monitor?

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Oct 6 19:30:35 CEST 2009

Excerpts from Lars Behrens's message of Tue Oct 06 07:30:56 -0700 2009:
> Hi folks,
> I have a dual monitor setup on an HP Compaq dc7900 CMT, kernel is
> SUSE's
> For some reason, the primary screen always defaults to the VGA output of the 
> graphics adapter, no matter how I plug the cords. Is there a way to tell 
> xrandr or xorg.conf to make the HDMI output the primary one?

$ xrandr -output HDMI-2 --primary


   Option "Primary" "true"

in your xorg.conf file.

Of course, this requires a recent enough X server and xrandr utility.

keith.packard at intel.com
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