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solipsistnation From: solipsistnation Date: October 30th, 2004 08:11 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Yeah, X has ALWAYS been a problem when upgrading linux systems for me. I have 2 video cards, but they're both nvidias, and even upgrading between different versions of Red Hat and different versions of XFree86 has been a pain.

There also appears, in RHEL3 workstation, to be no easy way to specify that you want xinerama turned on by default. I had to go edit a script somewhere to add +xinerama to the X command-line, which is inane. You'd think nobody else ever used multiple monitors...
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: October 30th, 2004 08:54 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
You can't just edit the X configuration and put it in there?
solipsistnation From: solipsistnation Date: October 30th, 2004 12:17 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
It doesn't appear to work the way it's supposed to work...

Anyway, with all the ridiculous piles of auto-config and happy graphical config things they've already made, I don't see why there isn't a check-box for Xinerama somewhere along the way...
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: October 31st, 2004 05:42 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
There is in Fedora Core 2 - they don't call it that, just 'Dual-Head'. So maybe it'll be in the next RHEL, since FC is supposed to be a kind of development lab for RHEL.
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