855GM and Dualhead/Xinerama

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Oct 31 21:02:28 PST 2004

On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 10:29 +0200, hephaistos6 at sms.at <hephaistos6 at sms.at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some troubles to get xinerama work on my Toshiba Satellite Pro A10 Laptop. I have the 855GM graphic chip and I use i810 and the i915 (DRI) drivers. I have gentoo-linux and xorg-6.8.0-r2 installed....
> I have tried several xorg.confs (the current one could be seen here: http://rafb.net/paste/results/tNji2o88.html) -> I also tried to enable xinerama and other PCI slots.
> lspci concerning graphics shows this:
>  0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 3582 (rev 01)
> 0000:00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 3582 (rev 01)
> I have my videoseven monitor plugged at the VGA slot.
> My question is:
> Has anyone got xinerama work with this graphics chip?
> If yes -> please could you give me a hint what might be wrong with my xorg.conf or other settings....
> I also read (in one forum entry) that this chipset is not supported by xorg...?
> If further information are needed don't hesitate to ask :)

I don't have any i8xx hardware, but I this thread may help:


> thx in advance for your replies,
> stefan walkner
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