which man page contains valid options for Option "MonitorLayout"?

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Fri May 17 11:02:13 UTC 2019

On 2019-05-17 12:20 p.m., Felix Miata wrote:
> I've found examples used:
> on https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Xorg/Multiple_monitors, and
> on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XineramaHowTo
> but no example anywhere where two LCDs are used. man xorg.conf has no instance of
> the string MonitorLayout. man modesetting and man radeon didn't help either. :-(

In the radeon driver, MonitorLayout was a driver option in the UMS /
pre-RandR 1.2 days. It's been gone for over a decade.

> I'm looking due to
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32430
> that tells me I have to have a ServerLayout for DisplaySize and at least one other
> option to be able to work.

Note that ServerLayout != MonitorLayout, and ServerLayout should only be
necessary if multiple "Device" / "Screen" sections are defined.

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