i810/modesetting and Xinerama?

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Wed Dec 20 13:24:36 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 21:37 +0100, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 10:55:01AM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 19:02 +0100, Andreas Schildbach wrote:
> > 
> > > How can I do that? And how can I configure 16 bpp?
> > 
> > Here's what I've got; the 'Virtual' keyword sets the frame buffer size.
> > As the driver currently ignores the Modes keyword, I don't bother with
> > that one...
>   Oh, it really ignores other modes? I spent days putting Modes lines in
> xorg.conf to get my laptop (i945) working with external projector
> limited to 1024x768 with no success. I can only get one resolution -
> 1440x900. xrandr also shows only this resolution.
>   I'm using Ubuntu 6.10, xserver-xorg-video-intel version 1.6.0-0ubuntu1.

There's no reason for messing with xorg.conf for a projector when you
can just turn it on with whatever modes the projector advertises (or one
of a default set if it doesn't DDC) at runtime.

Eric Anholt                             anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net                         eric.anholt at intel.com
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