Xinerama & i810 driver version 2.0.0
gmourani at openna.com
Thu May 10 18:17:08 PDT 2007
Ok I've it installed and it's version 1.2 -> Server reports RandR
version 1.2, so how to use it to make my second external screen appears
as an extension of my first screen like the xinerama feature does, I
don't want clone mode, thanks.
Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:46 pm Gerhard Mourani wrote:
>> I know that Intel driver has been completely rewritten and that now
>> it's supposed to work fine with Linux and X version 1.3. I'm also
>> understand that dual head with clone mode is auto detected and a
>> quick test show me that it correctly detect the screen but not the
>> resolution. That's not a problem for me because what I want to do
>> with dual head is to be able to use it with xinerama (working on both
>> screen). My question is, how to do this (enable xinerama or new way
>> to do it) and have my second external screen work in dual head (not
>> clone mode)?
> At the moment, your best bet is probably to use the 'xrandr'
> application. It should be part of your distribution, if not you can
> get it from freedesktop.org. I've heard of various KDE & GNOME related
> projects that are implementing front ends for the new Randr1.2
> extension, but I don't know of any that are usable yet.
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