i915 dual head woes
jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Sat Apr 26 17:00:05 PDT 2008
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?
> The only "weird" thing that leaps out at me is that both displays try
> 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 details.
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