Radeon X300, dual head

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 15:15:02 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 9:25 PM, Kenvor Cothey<kenvor at heaven.li> wrote:

> Hi -
> I've recently upgraded my desktop distribution from Fedora 10 to Fedora 11,
> having worked up from various prior versions of Fedora. I too have an X300,
> which was working magnificently in dual head mode, originally in F9, and
> then, with a minor hack (I had to downgrade the radeon driver to the F9
> version, 6.8.0-12) in F10. Now I'm at F11, it seems I can no longer make
> dual head work (the downgrade hack doesn't work, presumably due to
> incompatible versions). Having googled around, the description above is the
> best, most recent, fit I can find for the symptoms I'm experiencing.
> However, the solution that Alex suggests is not solving the problem; I am
> still stuck with both monitors displaying either the left hand side or the
> right hand side of the desktop (which exists, virtually - I can drag and
> drop windows off the side of the display and subsequently switch the
> monitors' - collective - view to see them). Worse, xrandr --verbose reports
> DVI-0 and VGA-0 on different CRTCs. Could the x server be cloning upstream
> of the video hardware?
> I am on version of the Xorg server, and 6.12.2 of the radeon
> driver. Any suggestions much appreciated. I'm happy to post appropriate
> logs/dumps/etc if these will be of help (mostly greek to me).

Please file a bug (https://bugs.freedesktop.org) and attach your xorg
log and config.


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