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Re: [opensuse] Configuring Dual Head Mode on a laptop
  • From: Rylan Cottrell <cottrell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 09:24:22 -0700
  • Message-id: <1165249462.11186.11.camel@xxxxxx>
On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 14:39 +0100, Matthias Hopf wrote:
> On Nov 30, 06 10:01:44 -0700, Rylan Cottrell wrote:
> > I have dual head mode running on my hp dv4000 with the interl 915G. The
> > problem I am having is with the resolution, my laptop is 1280X800(15.5
> > widescreen) and the second monitor is 1280x1024 (17inch). Currently I
> > can only get them to run in the same resolution mode ... so I get a cut
> > off screen if I go up to 1280x1024 or the second monitor looks
> > compressed at 1280x800.
> >
> > Is their a way to have each monitor run at it's own resolution?
>
> How should that ever be possible, except for a real dualhead environment
> (with different contents on both screens)? You're obviously running
> clone mode.
>
> Matthias
>

There lies the problem. I am in Xinerama mode not clone mode. However
the resolution is based from the main monitor. So instead of one monitor
being 1280x800 and the other being 1280x1024 it becomes 2560x800. Is
this then a bug I should be submitting?

Cheers
Rylan


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