[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 9.1. and multiple screens

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jan 16 09:37:40 PST 2013


On 01/16/2013 11:58, Julian Elischer wrote:
> I have here an Ubuntu 12.mumble system that I am looking at replacing
> with a PCBSD
> install, however it has two screens on some nvidia card
>
> lspci says GF108  GeForce GT 440 rev a
>
> when I boot the PC-BSD install CD, it shows the background as being
> double width, as it
> it were stretching across both displays, but it's on;t the left hand
> side of the background
> that shows on each display.  or, to describe it another way, bot
> displays have the same
> background, which is the left hand side if the PC-BSD isotope screen,
> stretched.
>
> if I install like this, will I regret it?  Do we support dual displays
> on this card?
> one is plugged into the digital output and one into the analog.
>
>
>
> Julian
>
>
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The installer just uses however X detects your video. However once its
installed, you will get to the display wizard on first boot and can
enable dual-head support. FWIW, I use dual-head on my nvidia here, and
it works great :)

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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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