[nflug] dual video card
eric at bootz.us
Fri Jun 1 21:52:29 EDT 2007
:) yes found that out... I'musing the nvidia driver
Justin S. Leitgeb wrote:
> Eric Benoit wrote:
>> ahhh, further digging found me to the nvidia Linux driver software
>> which auto magically install software and modules. very nice!
>> Eric Benoit wrote:
>>> Hi, I'm using Fedora6, my dual video card is recognized and both
>>> monitors are recognized
>>> However after I configure them through:
>>> system -> administration -> display ...and check on dual head
>>> ...then logout out of gnome, xserver fails to start and no errors
>>> seem to be logged to tell me what happened? Has anyone dealt with a
>>> problem similar to this one, or have an idea?
>>> Thank in advance,
> I don't know if you ended up using the package directly from nvidia or
> the RPM package from the livna repository, but the latter is more
> convenient from my experience. If you use the NVidia package you will
> have to re-install it every time you upgrade your kernel; whereas with
> the packages from the livna repository (installed by yum as
> kmod-nvidia-1.0.9755-22.214.171.124_1.3194.fc7 and
> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-1.0.9755-2.lvn7 on my current Fedora 7 system) OS
> upgrades don't always kill your X configuration.
> In either case, if you have had to create a custom xorg.conf file you
> should save a backup somewhere since the nvidia software tends to
> ungracefully erase it with particular upgrades.
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