Bug 80474 - Please add multihead configuration to redhat-config-xfree86
Please add multihead configuration to redhat-config-xfree86
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 74132
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-xfree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-12-26 19:57 EST by Bjorn Jorgensen
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:36 EST
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Description Bjorn Jorgensen 2002-12-26 19:57:54 EST
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Description of problem:
Red hat 8.1 beta1 (i386) and rh 8.0 did not find my 2.nd monitor, and my 2.nd
video device. 

# File generated by anaconda.

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "Anaconda Configured"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Mouse1" "SendCoreEvents"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
# The location of the RGB database.  Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db").  There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
	RgbPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
	FontPath     "unix/:7100"

Section "Module"
	Load  "dbe"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "fbdevhw"
	Load  "dri"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "record"
	Load  "freetype"
	Load  "type1"

Section "InputDevice"
#	Option	"AutoRepeat"	"500 5"
# when using XQUEUE, comment out the above line, and uncomment the
# following line
#	Option	"Protocol"	"Xqueue"
# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
#	Option	"Xleds"		"1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
#	Option	"XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults).  For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
#	Option	"XkbModel"	"pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
#	Option	"XkbModel"	"microsoft"
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
#	Option	"XkbLayout"	"de"
# or:
#	Option	"XkbLayout"	"de"
#	Option	"XkbVariant"	"nodeadkeys"
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
#	Option	"XkbOptions"	"ctrl:swapcaps"
	#Option	"XkbOptions"	""
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "keyboard"
	Option	    "XkbRules" "xfree86"
	Option	    "XkbModel" "pc102"
	Option	    "XkbLayout" "no"	#Option	"XkbVariant"	""

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/psaux"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
	Option	    "Emulate3Buttons" "no"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse1"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
	Option	    "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
	Option	    "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
	HorizSync    30.0 - 96.0
	VertRefresh  50.0 - 160.0
	Option	    "dpms"

Section "Device"
	# no known options
	Identifier  "Voodoo5 (generic)"
	Driver      "tdfx"
	VendorName  "Voodoo5 (generic)"
	BoardName   "Voodoo5 (generic)"
	VideoRam    65536

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Voodoo5 (generic)"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	DefaultDepth     24
	SubSection "Display"
		Depth     24
		Modes    "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Section "DRI"
	Mode         0666

this is my xfree file. 

but I do also have 

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "monitor2"
    VendorName "Plug'n Play"
    ModelName "TVM TCO6S Model"
    HorizSync 30.0-69.0
    VertRefresh 50.0-120.0 

Section "Device"
    Identifier "device2"
    VendorName "Matrox"
    BoardName "Matrox Mystique"
    Driver "mga"
    Screen 0
    BusID "PCI:2:1:0"
    Option "DPMS"

In this "hardware" program in x I found the matrox card, but not in the xfree

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Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-26 23:04:38 EST
Xconfigurator no longer exists in Red Hat Linux.  Reassigning to

The config tool does not support multihead configuration currently, so this
is really more of a feature request.  Changing to an enhancement request for
dualhead configuration.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-01-02 12:10:19 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 74132 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:36 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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