Using Xinerama to MultiHead XFree86 V. 4.0+

Dennis Baker

Revision History
Revision 3.02002-11-15Revised by: drb
Major revision

This document describes how to configure XFree86 Version 4.0+ with Multiple monitors and the Xinerama extentions.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Copyright
1.2. Disclaimer
1.3. Credits
2. Getting Started
3. Planning
3.1. What you need
3.2. Design Considerations
3.3. Layout
4. AutoMagic Video Card Set Up
5. Manual Video Card Set Up
6. Scan the PCI Bus
7. Editing your XConfig File
7.1. Adding your video cards
7.2. Identifying Your Video Cards
7.3. Configuring the Server Layout
8. Testing Your Configuration
8.1. Configuring X to Start Xinerama Automatically
9. Window Managers and Xinerama
10. Sample XF86Config Files