[CentOS] One screen disabled on login with NVIDIA TwinView

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Fri Nov 16 09:28:01 UTC 2012


Toralf Lund wrote:
> On 14/11/12 14:24, Mogens Kjaer wrote:
>> On 11/14/2012 12:38 PM, Toralf Lund wrote:
>>> Does anyone else see this? Do you know if there is a way around it?
>> I don't have your problem, but another one.
>>
>> I want my second monitor to be above the internal monitor by default.
>>
>> I solved that by adding
>>
>> 	Option "TwinViewOrientation" "Above"
>>
>> to the Device section of the xorg.conf file.
>>
>> Maybe you can google "xorg.conf twinview" and find the option to
>> insert into xorg.conf that makes your external monitor the primary?
> Hmmm. I've checked
> ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/304.60/README/xconfigoptions.html,
> but not really found anything that seems to be related to this. Also,
> the problem is not really making the monitor the primary, but rather to
> make sure it stays enabled. In a sense, it is a "disabled primary" once
> I log in.

does it happen with a different user account?
since it happens on login it might be something in ~/.nvidia-settings-rc ?


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