Dual head with different resolutions, MGA G500

Simo Kauppi swk at nic.fi
Wed Sep 21 01:31:48 PDT 2005

On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 02:52:20AM +0300, Daniil V. Kolpakov wrote:
> ? ????????? ?? Saturday 17 September 2005 14:26 Simo Kauppi ???????(a):
> > I think my problem is the fact that I use an LCD-display with DVI as the
> > first head. I've tried the same display with analog interface (connected
> > to the DVI with an adapter) but then it seems that it does not wake up at
> > all in the boot.
> I use analog outputs for both head; yes, one head doesn't wake up on boot, but 
> so what. In the text console both heads show the same picture anyway :)
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Of course, thanks for waking _me_ up :)

I got confused because my first head is the LCD and the second head is
the projector, which is behind my back. Obviously I use the LCD for my
daily work and use the projector when I need to look something in the
big screen. Swithing the cables the other way gives me a working

Now the only problem is that the projector becomes the primary screen,
i.e. login/logout needs to happen in that screen. Is there any way to
switch the heads so that the display connected to the analog connector
is the primary screen for X?

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