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[ale] made the jump to linux on home machine



I have an older ATI card and I'm simply using xrandr to set up dual head:

xrandr --output DVI-0 --left-of VGA-0

jrtroberts wrote:
> Well I finally made the jump to linux on my laptop.
> I guess it is about time.  I did start a LUG at my college and all, so I 
> might as well practice what I preach, eh.  *smirk*
> 
> I am having an issue though with my monitors.  I noticed that with 
> Nvidia graphics cards I can easily setup a separate xserver for each 
> monitor or do xinerama if I want.  But, my laptop is an old ATI radeon 
> mobility 7500
> 
> lspci  http://pastebin.com/LM6MHff0
> 
> ddcprobe  http://pastebin.com/YJqHDkGK
> 
> I found a site where someone used a similar type card to get xinerama to 
> work and this might work for dual xservers without xinerama, but I don't 
> understand it.
> 
> http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-105588-highlight-ati+radeon+mobility+7500.html
> 
> So what should I do for my xorg.conf to get the separate xserver on each 
> monitor?
> 
> my current xorg.conf.failsafe file  http://pastebin.com/x5QyTWF3
> 
> hope my request makes sense. Thanks.
> 
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