[CentOS] CentOS 5 + XGL + fglrx (ati) + dualhead

ArcosCom Linux User linux at arcoscom.com
Sat Jun 30 23:28:08 UTC 2007

Does anyone want to help me please?

El Vie, 29 de Junio de 2007, 17:16, ArcosCom Linux User escribió:
> Well, some progress.
> I had installed xgl and appears to be working.
> Now the problem is that on the right screen don't load the desktop, I can
> only view a black screen and the mouse cursor appears as a "X" over that
> screen.
> I can play with beryl on the laptop flat fine (1600x1050 with 24bpp), but
> not with the external LCD (1280x1024 with 24bpp). The right screen
> (external LCD) works fine witout XGL, and appears to work fine with Xgl,
> but the secondary desktop is not loaded into the secondary screen.
> With "ps aux" I can see 2 xorg process and only one Xgl process.
> Perhaps I need to make modifications into any gdm configuration files?
> What files I have to modify? How?
> Perhaps I need to make modifications into xorg.conf to adapt it for Xgl
> use?
> Please, I need help about this.
> I attach the relevant .conf files to the e-mail.
> Regards
> El Jue, 28 de Junio de 2007, 13:33, ArcosCom Linux User escribió:
>> Hi again.
>> I've got a laptop with an ATI X600 inside, perfectly working xorg with
> dual head configuration, 2 desktops (without xinerama).
>> I've got 2 xorg.conf files, one for propietary ATI (fglrx) driver, and
> other to use the open source driver. The difference is very notorious. The
> problem I have is that I read (Saint Google) that to work with
> compiz/beryl and dual-head configuration, I need to install XGL. That is
> why I wrote this message.
>> Has anyone been installed XGL under Centos 6 using dual-head
> configuration
>> and fglrx driver?
>> Does anyone know links to tutorials/repositoris that I can use to
> install
>> XGL?
>> Does anyone know information on How-to configure XGL to allow the
> dual-head configuration use?
>> My system is updated and is working perfectly with xorg. But I want to
> know how to run beryl in my system and make a mini how-to to configure it
>> with xgl+fglrx+dual-head and send it to centos wiki. I have been reading
> info about the same, but under Ubuntu or FC distros, but it is
> incomplete
>> or difficult to translate on Centos distro (at least for me).
>> Thanks you for any start point (links, howtos, repositories, etc...)
> that
>> help me in this documentation/configuration process.
>> Regards
>> === Spanish version ===
>> Hola de nuevo, colisteros.
>> Tengo un portátil con una ATI X600 en el cuál tengo perfectamente
> configurado las Xorg para el uso de 2 monitores con escritorios
>> independientes, sin Xinerama.
>> Tengo 2 xorg.conf, uno para usar el driver propietario ATI (fglrx) y
> otro
>> para el uso del driver de código abierto y, sinceramente, se nota mucho
> la
>> diferencia entre el uso de uno y otro.
>> El tema es que para que beryl/compiz funcione con el driver propietario
> de
>> ATI y con 2 monitores, se ve que necesito hacerlo usando XGL. Por ello
> es
>> por lo que os escribo el siguiente e-mail.
>> ¿Alguno ha instalado XGL bajo CentOS 5 usando fglrx y 2 monitores?
>> ¿Alguno conoce links hacia tutoriales/repositorios que pueda usar para
> instalar XGL?
>> ¿Información sobre cómo configurar XGL para usar 2 monitores?
>> Indicaros que el sistema está actualizado y está funcionando
> perfectamente
>> con las xorg. El tema es que me apetece probar cómo montar beryl en el
> mismo y hacer un pequeño HOW-TO para 2 monitores y publicarlo o mandarlo
> al wiki, ya que he visto información para Ubuntu/FC6, pero o es
> incompleta
>> o difícil de adaptar (al menos para mí) a Centos 5.
>> Os agradecería mucho cualquier punto de partida que me ayude a
>> documentarme sobre XGL y configurarlo bien para su uso con 2 monitores,
> ya
>> luego veré cómo meter compiz o beryl.
>> Salu2
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