Error when trying dual graphics cards

Adam Jackson ajax at
Wed May 16 10:23:39 PDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-05-16 at 16:21 +0000, Cui, Dexuan wrote:

> When Fedora 17 just starts up, only the integrated Intel card has VGA
> output; when the nVidia driver is loaded and X server finishes
> startup, on the monitor (the first monitor) attached to the integrated
> Intel card, I see a gnome GUI session and I can log in, but on the
> monitor(the second monitor) attached to the add-on nVidia card, there
> is only a Fedora's logo (the small icon with a white f char and blue
> background) in the center of the monitor -- no gnome session. And the
> USB mouse/keyboard inputs are routed to the first monitor only and I
> can't move the mouse cursor into the second monitor.

X only initializes the primary GPU by default.  If you want more than
that you need to make an xorg.conf file saying what you want.

- ajax
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