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quoth the Joseph Jezak:
Thanks for the reply,
> Well, two suggestions here:
> 1. From the radeon man page:
> Option "ReverseDDC" "boolean"
> When BIOS connector informations aren't available, use this
> option to reverse the mapping of the 2 main DDC ports. Use this
> if the X serve obviously detects the wrong display for each
> connector. This is typically needed on the Radeon 9600 cards
> bundled with Apple G5s. The default is off.
> 2. Try adding
> Option "MergedFB" "false"
> It looks like it's detecting both heads, not monitors attached to
> both heads.
I tried both of these ideas, separately and together. Seem to be getting
closer. Instead of a blank screen I get random coloured vertical bars on
parts of the screen. Still get this:
(II) RADEON(0): Primary:
Monitor -- TMDS
Connector -- DVI-D
DAC Type -- TVDAC/ExtDAC
TMDS Type -- Internal
DDC Type -- VGA_DDC
(II) RADEON(0): Secondary:
Monitor -- CRT
Connector -- VGA
DAC Type -- Primary
TMDS Type -- External
DDC Type -- DVI_DDC
Should note here, there is no VGA connector on the card. There is a DVI
connector (the one I am using) and the one that looks like DVI, but bigger,
ADC I think?
> If that doesn't work, please let us know. :)
Still no joy. Sorry for taking so long to get back to the list, I had to go
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