Xorg version

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 16:08:03 PDT 2009


Dan Nicholson wrote:

> The fdi configuration is for the input devices only. When there's no
> xorg.conf and multiple monitors, the server and driver use heuristics
> to decide what the most useful output configuration is. Usually, I
> think it attempts to clone the display across all active monitors with
> the largest common mode. The nvidia drivers have their own system (I
> think) which may not work exactly the same.

This is the sections of my xorg.conf that are concerned with nvidia.  There is a 
lot of separate documentation that describes all the options.

glxgears gives me:

43457 frames in 5.0 seconds = 8691.400 FPS
45988 frames in 5.0 seconds = 9197.600 FPS

but nv is a *lot* slower.

   -- Bruce

Section "Device"

         ### Available Driver options are:-
         ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
         ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
         ### [arg]: arg optional
         #Option     "DigitalVibrance"           # <i>
         #Option     "NoFlip"                    # [<bool>]
         #Option     "Dac8Bit"                   # [<bool>]
         #Option     "NoLogo"                    # [<bool>]
         #Option     "UBB"                       # [<bool>]
         #Option     "Stereo"                    # <i>
         #Option     "SWcursor"                  # [<bool>]
         #Option     "HWcursor"                  # [<bool>]
         #Option     "VideoKey"                  # <i>
         #Option     "NvAGP"                     # <i>
         #Option     "IgnoreEDID"                # [<bool>]
         #Option     "NoDDC"                     # [<bool>]
         #Option     "ConnectedMonitor"          # <str>
         #Option     "ConnectedMonitors"         # <str>
         #Option     "TVStandard"                # <str>
         #Option     "TVOutFormat"               # <str>
         #Option     "RenderAccel"               # [<bool>]
         #Option     "CursorShadow"              # [<bool>]
         #Option     "CursorShadowAlpha"         # <i>
         #Option     "CursorShadowXOffset"       # <i>
         #Option     "CursorShadowYOffset"       # <i>
         #Option     "UseEdidFreqs"              # [<bool>]
         #Option     "FlatPanelProperties"       # <str>
         #Option     "TwinView"                  # [<bool>]
         #Option     "TwinViewOrientation"       # <str>
         #Option     "SecondMonitorHorizSync"    # <str>
         #Option     "SecondMonitorVertRefresh"  # <str>
         #Option     "MetaModes"                 # <str>
         #Option     "UseInt10Module"            # [<bool>]
         #Option     "NoTwinViewXineramaInfo"    # [<bool>]
         #Option     "NoRenderExtension"         # [<bool>]
         #Option     "Overlay"                   # [<bool>]
         #Option     "CIOverlay"                 # [<bool>]
         #Option     "ForceEmulatedOverlay"      # [<bool>]
         #Option     "TransparentIndex"          # <i>
         #Option     "OverlayDefaultVisual"      # [<bool>]
         #Option     "NvEmulate"                 # <i>
         #Option     "NoBandWidthTest"           # [<bool>]
         #Option     "CustomEDID-CRT-0"          # <str>
         #Option     "CustomEDID-CRT-1"          # <str>
         #Option     "CustomEDID-DFP-0"          # <str>
         #Option     "CustomEDID-DFP-1"          # <str>
         #Option     "CustomEDID-TV-0"           # <str>
         #Option     "CustomEDID-TV-1"           # <str>
         #Option     "TVOverScan"                # <f>
         #Option     "IgnoreDisplayDevices"      # <str>
         #Option     "MultisampleCompatibility"  # [<bool>]
         #Option     "RegistryDwords"            # <str>
         #Option     "RegistryBinary"            # <str>
         #Option     "NoPowerConnectorCheck"     # [<bool>]
         #Option     "AllowDFPStereo"            # [<bool>]
         #Option     "XvMCUsesTextures"          # [<bool>]
         #Option     "HorizSync"                 # <str>
         #Option     "VertRefresh"               # <str>
         #Option     "AllowGLXWithComposite"     # [<bool>]
         #Option     "RandRRotation"             # [<bool>]
         #Option     "ExactModeTimingsDVI"       # [<bool>]
     Identifier     "Card0"
     Driver         "nvidia"
     VendorName     "nVidia Corporation"
     BoardName      "Unknown Board"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
     Identifier     "Screen0"
     Device         "Card0"
     Monitor        "Monitor0"
     DefaultDepth    24
     Option         "TwinView" "True"
     Option         "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select, nvidia-auto-select"
     Option         "TwinViewOrientation" "LeftOf"

     SubSection     "Display"
         Viewport    0 0
         Depth       24
         Modes      "1920x1200" "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "640x480"
     EndSubSection
EndSection




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