Multi-monitor Support

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed May 28 07:53:41 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 07:01:37PM +0530, Deepak Bhatia wrote:

> We have a standard Compaq Laptop nx6120 with two display cards of type Intel
> 915GM/GMS, 910 GML Express Chipsets.

It doesn't have two display cards. The second PCI function is just to 
make things easier for old versions of Windows that won't let you do 
dual-head without multiple PCI devices.

> Can we connect “TWO” monitors with a dual cable connected to single video
> connector on the laptop so that we can test triple-monitor test ?

No. The 915 can only output two different images in total, no matter how 
many output devices you have connected.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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