[mythtv-users] Radeon 8500LE & DVI

Peter Osterberg peter at supergirl.se
Tue Aug 30 17:58:05 UTC 2005

You should also have a program called fireglcontrolpanel that should be run 
in X. This program seems to have the ability to control what you want.

Good luck, I will give it a try myself when I've bought a little 5" or 7" 
screen. Currently running VGA out 800x600 to a DLP projector.

At 19:38 2005-08-30, you wrote:

>So I've been searching the list and Google with no luck.  I've got my
>second myth frontend setup in my movie room with:
>ATI Radeon 8500LE
>VGA to a cheap Monitor
>DVI to a Panasonic Projector
>As it is now, when in Xwindows, I can only get it to display on the
>Monitor.  If I try to enable dual head using KDE's utility, everything
>goes black and I have to switch to text mode and restart X.  However, in
>text mode, the displays are mirrored fine.
>I'm assuming I just need to do some tweaking in my xorg.conf, but I'm not
>seeing anything in there about choosing outputs.  With the Nvidia I used
>some "Twin View" options, just not sure what to do here.  I can post my
>xorg.conf if it will help.
>Ideally, I'd like to be able to just use DVI at 940x520, then swap to
>Monitor only if needed.
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