Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Question: how to setup laptop screen + external monitor in linux
> Please accept my apologies if this has been asked and answeredIt has by me - but no definite answers...yet!
> I own a Dell Inspiron 3800. (How) can I setup my X server such that itXFree86 4 has this capability as it has multihead support(more than one
> will work with both my laptop display and an external monitor (that
> is, both displays show a different part of the X screen, and the mouse
> can be moved between them) ?
videooutput) and Xinerama(span the output across mulithead setup).
And the card in Inspiron is actually supported by the drivers in the X
that is bundled with RedHat 7 (and others), there is just a catch....
It seems that the driver will only send output to both screens if both
screens is activated at driver-initialization process....and guess
what: That is not an option for Inspiron 3800 :( It is not avaiable as any
setting in the BIOS or anywhere else I know.
I know that windoze can do this, but that does not help much :(
Max R. Andersen (max@...)