enabling Composite

Edwin Smulders edwin.smulders at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 19:15:45 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> This will definitely fix your problem.  Xinerama + Composite do not
> work together with the nvidia drivers.  nvidia says this is a
> limitation in the xserver.  I'm not sure what, if anything, the Xorg
> developers say.
> Since Composite was being enabled in your xorg.conf file, but not
> showing up in xdpyinfo, the fact that you were using xinerama is the
> only logical conclusion, though it took me longer to get to that
> conclusion than it should have :-)
> Adam

Thanks for your help, I enabled Twinview and Composite worked without a problem.
While we're on this topic, the reason I used Xinerama was that
Twinview+xrandr reports my resolution as 3360x1050, is it possible to
make twinview or xrandr report 2 monitors with the correct resolution?

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