2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:50 pm

yes you are right!! i am so stupid, i forgot it didnt work, i just finished trying it and i remember now it crashes on nvidia and nouveau drivers,



i tried your 2 new files, but they had problems,


1st file
- the same problem happened as the other files, except this time, the icons were on a different monitor,

2nd file
- i could move freely between the all, but when i expanded firefox it went to all monitors, and then when i move the desktop icons, it froze,

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:04 am

Is the primary monitor correct, the one with the menu and panel?

I wonder if you create a desktop launcher by right clicking on the desktop and using the command to open Firefox (firefox %u), if it can be moved to another monitor.

You can also test using different Window Managers in Desktop Settings. The default is Xfwm4+Compositing.

Try testing these last two xorg.conf files:

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Section "ServerLayout"      	
    Identifier     "Layout0"                                 
    Screen      0  "Screen0"
    Screen      1  "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"
    Screen      2  "Screen2" RightOf "Screen1"
    Screen      3  "Screen3" RightOf "Screen2"
    Screen      4  "Screen4" RightOf "Screen3"
    Option       "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-1"
    ModelName    "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-3"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-5"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "HDMI-0"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName   "Samsung 225bw"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 3   
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen 4
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "DP-1"
    DefaultDepth    24
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "DP-3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option       "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "DP-5"
    DefaultDepth    24
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "HDMI-0"
    DefaultDepth    24
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
EndSection

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Section "ServerLayout"      	
    Identifier     "Layout0"                                 
    Screen      0  "Screen0"
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 1680 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 3360 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 5040 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 6720 0
    Option       "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-1"
    ModelName    "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-3"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-5"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "HDMI-0"
    ModelName   "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName   "Samsung 225bw"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen 3   
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "DP-1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option   "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "DP-3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option       "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option   "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "DP-5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option   "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "HDMI-0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option   "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option   "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:28 pm

it works!!!!!!!!!!!! but i did find 1 bug,

Your last file didn't work at the start, but then i did what you told me, i went into desktop settings and i changed the theme, i forget what setting i had it to,

but i changed it to "Megacity" and now it works.

i can maximize, i move firefox to all screens, and i can move all my desktop icons to any screen!


The bug i did find is, that when i watch a movie or video on vlc player, the video plays really slow, and my computer starts to become super slow, everything is lagging, so i cant watch videos or movies,
which isnt a big deal since i dont often download movies anymore, youtube works perfect, no problems with youtube


i had to switch my screens around in the nvdia settings, they were not beside each other the way i wanted to, everything works except the video.


here is my final file

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# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings:  version 361.42  (buildd@lgw01-18)  Tue Apr  5 14:33:28 UTC 2016

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 6720 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 1680 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 3360 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 5040 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-1"
    ModelName      "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-3"
    ModelName      "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "DP-5"
    ModelName      "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "HDMI-0"
    ModelName      "LG L206W"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName      "Samsung 225bw"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
# Removed Option "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
# Removed Option "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
# Removed Option "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
# Removed Option "MetaModes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection


is there any settings which can help the video?

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:45 pm

This console kit thing seems to be using alot of ram, i read online that has to do with video? maybe i can disable it?
Screenshot_2017-04-23_13-44-49.png

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:55 pm

i tried the same video on the kodi player and doesn't lag my computer,

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:03 pm

For VLC video problems, open VLC and go to Tools > Preferences > Video and first try disabling Accelerated video output(Overlay). Then try another selection, such as X11 and XVideo. The default setting may be Automatic. For some selections, you may have to disable the Accelerated video output (Overlay) too.

Also go to Tools > Preferences > Input and Codecs. The setting next to Hardware-accelerated decoding is set to Automatic. You can test other selections.

You can also install mplayer. I use it play that occasional video file that VLC can't play:

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sudo apt install mplayer

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:01 pm

hmm i disabled the video output overly but i was not able to choose any of the other settings, other than automatic,

its doesn't matter anymore, because i installed mplayer and it works! all the videos play smoothly, so i uninstalled vlc


everything is working great now!!!!! i am so happy


thank you very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:59 pm

Starting from the left side, what monitor is the primary one, the one with the menu and panel?
minty_22 wrote:hmm i disabled the video output overly but i was not able to choose any of the other settings, other than automatic,
My instructions for VLC may have been confusing. First try disabling Accelerated video output. If that doesn't help, then re-enable it and then try one of the other selections.

Wow! I just looked over the reconfigured xorg.conf file in detail and it may be the longest I've ever seen. It's enough to frighten anyone trying to learn how to configure one of these files, but it had very valuble info for me. There is one added line that is a little confusing. Where did DFP-7 come from: Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
The Xorg.0.log file would probably have to be examined to determine that.

This last part is optional, as I know many users like to leave working configurations alone. However, the xorg.conf file has some redundency and unneeded lines. A more compact file would make it easier to read and understand, and future editing easier, if it is needed after you install your sixth monitor. If you want to do this, then continue reading. You already have an xorg.conf.old file, so it can be removed with this command:

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sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Then rename the existing xorg.conf file to xorg.conf.old:

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sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old
Then create a new edited and compacted file by adding these lines:

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Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 6720 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 1680 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 3360 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 5040 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster 225bw"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection
Log out and back in. If there is a problem getting back to the desktop, then press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to enter the virtual console tty1. Login and then type this command to restore the previous xorg.conf file:

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sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Then type: sudo reboot

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:50 pm

i will try this on the weekend and let you know, it's also possible i may of found another bug

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Fri May 12, 2017 9:17 pm

hello sir!! sorry i was not able to test it fast, but i had some exams, i am ready to test again!!

i have just finished testing it and i can tell you that the LAST file you sent me is working! working better than all the other ones before

the one that was working before, it had a glitch, i was not able to delete the workspaces, when you first install mint, it comes with 4 default workspaces, i deleted 2 because 2 is all i need, but when i tried your file, the 4 workspaces came back! and i was not able to delete them, it was stuck on 4


but the last file you sent me, is working, no glitch, there is a problem with an application called "Open Bazaar" when i try to move it, it flickers aways, so i have to keep it maximized at all times, but i dont use that application often,

but yes! the last file is working! on all 5 monitors!


how can i add another monitor? i added another monitor tonight, and its working fine, but 2 monitors when i expanded expanded on 2 monitors,

it seems the 2 orange monitors are acting as one when i maximize
screen.png
but i can move firefox and any application from all 6 monitors!! YAY!

here is the final xorg file

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# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings:  version 361.42  (buildd@lgw01-18)  Tue Apr  5 14:33:28 UTC 2016


Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 7744 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 2704 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 4384 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 6064 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics 15LC1R"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 50.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 60.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"

# Removed Option "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0, DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +1024+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection


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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Fri May 12, 2017 9:21 pm

i ordered 2 of these so i can have 8 monitors in total, i will cut and modify them so i can have 4 monitors up high


4 monitors at the bottom, and 4 monitors at the top, then it will be perfect!!

monitor.png

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sat May 13, 2017 3:04 pm

minty_22 wrote:i added another monitor tonight, and its working fine, but 2 monitors when i expanded expanded on 2 monitors,
it seems the 2 orange monitors are acting as one when i maximize
Those two monitors need to have separated Monitor, Device and Screen sections in the xorg.conf file.

Rename the existing xorg.conf file and create a new one with these lines:

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Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 7744 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 2704 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 4384 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 6064 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    Screen      5  "Screen5" 1024 0
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics 15LC1R"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 50.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 60.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          4
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device5"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          5
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen5"
    Device         "Device5"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection
If that doesn't work correctly, then remove the line Screen 5 from the fifth Device section first, and if needed, line Screen 4 from the fourth Device section. If that doesn't work, then post the Xorg.0.log file.

If everything works correctly, then post the output of xrandr and the Xorg.0.log file.

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sat May 13, 2017 6:17 pm

The first file didn't work correctly, both of the 2 monitors were black, the other 4 monitors were fine

When i removed the Screen 5 line, both monitors were black, the other 4 monitors were fine
When i removed the Screen 4 line, 1 monitor was black and the other one was working, except my mouse was not able to go into it, the other 4 monitors were fine

I'm not sure if i removed the line correctly, here's how it looks

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Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 7744 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 2704 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 4384 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 6064 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    Screen      5  "Screen5" 1024 0
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics 15LC1R"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 50.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 60.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"

EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device5"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"

EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen5"
    Device         "Device5"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

when i edit the file the terminal says:
Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".




For xrandr command it says: RandR extension missing

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sat May 13, 2017 7:04 pm

Open the Nvidia Settings utility. Check that the 6 displays are positioned correctly. Then click Save to X Configuration File. Log out and back in. If everything works correctly, then post the xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log files.

Also, which monitor is the primary one?


EDITED: 5-14-17

I found what I think was the error. The monitors for Screen4 and 5 need to be switched. Try using the xorg.conf file below:

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Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 7744 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 2704 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 4384 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 6064 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 0
    Screen      5  "Screen5" 1024 0
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics 15LC1R"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 50.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 60.0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          4
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device5"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          5
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DP-3"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0" 
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen5"
    Device         "Device5"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
EndSection
If that doesn't work correctly, then remove the line Screen 5 from the fifth Device section first, and then line Screen 4 from the fourth Device section if needed.

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun May 21, 2017 4:18 pm

it works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


i tried your last code, but the 2 monitors were black, so i went into the nvidia settings and enabled them, then i logged in and out and your code is working!

The primary monitor is X screen 2, DFP-5 on GPU-0


i wasn't sure what you meant about Xorg.0.log because i couldn't find it, but i think i found it, it was in the /var/log folder


Is it safe to post that file here? there seems to be alot of strange numbers inside that file pertaining to my computer

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# nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings
# nvidia-settings:  version 361.42  (buildd@lgw01-18)  Tue Apr  5 14:33:28 UTC 2016

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Layout0"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 7744 0
    Screen      1  "Screen1" 2704 0
    Screen      2  "Screen2" 4384 0
    Screen      3  "Screen3" 6064 0
    Screen      4  "Screen4" 0 141
    Screen      5  "Screen5" 1024 0
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    Option         "Xinerama" "1"
EndSection

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "Samsung SyncMaster"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 81.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor2"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor3"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor4"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics 15LC1R"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 50.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 60.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor5"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LG Electronics L206W"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 83.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device2"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          2
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device3"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GTX 970"
    BusID          "PCI:4:0:0"
    Screen          3
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device4"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          0
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Device5"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce GT 640"
    BusID          "PCI:3:0:0"
    Screen          1
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Device0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "metamodes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Device1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-3"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen2"
    Device         "Device2"
    Monitor        "Monitor2"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen3"
    Device         "Device3"
    Monitor        "Monitor3"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
    Option         "metamodes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen4"
    Device         "Device4"
    Monitor        "Monitor4"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen5"
    Device         "Device5"
    Monitor        "Monitor5"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "Stereo" "0"
    Option         "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-0"
    Option         "metamodes" "DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
    Option         "SLI" "Off"
    Option         "MultiGPU" "Off"
    Option         "BaseMosaic" "off"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
    EndSubSection
EndSection


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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by roblm » Sun May 21, 2017 5:34 pm

minty_22 wrote:i wasn't sure what you meant about Xorg.0.log because i couldn't find it, but i think i found it, it was in the /var/log folder

Is it safe to post that file here? there seems to be alot of strange numbers inside that file pertaining to my computer
Yes, that's the correct location of the file and it's safe to post it. I still would like to see it because it has valuable info used to configure your complex setup, especially the nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder lines. Use this command to open it:

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xed /var/log/Xorg.0.log
Press Ctrl+A to select the entire file contents. Right click on the screen and select “Copy”. Don't save it to a file. Open the Mint Forum reply window and select “Code” in the menu. Press Ctrl+V to paste the lines between the two code words.

If you have problems posting that long file, then install pastebinit:

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sudo apt install pastebinit
Then use this command to upload the file to pastebin.com:

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pastebinit /var/log/Xorg.0.log
Post the URL link that displays in the Terminal window.

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun May 21, 2017 10:25 pm

so far there is no problems!! it is working flawless, i am so happy!!

here you go sir!!

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[   920.503] 
X.Org X Server 1.18.4
Release Date: 2016-07-19
[   920.504] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[   920.504] Build Operating System: Linux 4.4.0-45-generic x86_64 Ubuntu
[   920.504] Current Operating System: Linux desktop 4.4.0-53-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Fri Dec 2 15:59:10 UTC 2016 x86_64
[   920.504] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-53-generic root=UUID=4c0cbb42-b446-4e0d-8a22-215247295d6d ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
[   920.504] Build Date: 02 November 2016  10:06:10PM
[   920.504] xorg-server 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.2 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support) 
[   920.504] Current version of pixman: 0.33.6
[   920.504] 	Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
	to make sure that you have the latest version.
[   920.504] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
	(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
	(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[   920.504] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sun May 21 16:38:19 2017
[   920.504] (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
[   920.504] (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[   920.505] (==) ServerLayout "Layout0"
[   920.505] (**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Device "Device0"
[   920.505] (**) |-->Screen "Screen1" (1)
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor1"
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Device "Device1"
[   920.505] (**) |-->Screen "Screen2" (2)
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor2"
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Device "Device2"
[   920.505] (**) |-->Screen "Screen3" (3)
[   920.505] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor3"
[   920.506] (**) |   |-->Device "Device3"
[   920.506] (**) |-->Screen "Screen4" (4)
[   920.506] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor4"
[   920.506] (**) |   |-->Device "Device4"
[   920.506] (**) |-->Screen "Screen5" (5)
[   920.506] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Monitor5"
[   920.506] (**) |   |-->Device "Device5"
[   920.506] (**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
[   920.506] (**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
[   920.506] (**) Option "Xinerama" "1"
[   920.506] (==) Automatically adding devices
[   920.506] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[   920.506] (==) Automatically adding GPU devices
[   920.506] (**) Xinerama: enabled
[   920.506] (==) Max clients allowed: 256, resource mask: 0x1fffff
[   920.506] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist.
[   920.506] 	Entry deleted from font path.
[   920.506] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/" does not exist.
[   920.506] 	Entry deleted from font path.
[   920.506] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/" does not exist.
[   920.506] 	Entry deleted from font path.
[   920.506] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi" does not exist.
[   920.506] 	Entry deleted from font path.
[   920.506] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi" does not exist.
[   920.506] 	Entry deleted from font path.
[   920.506] (==) FontPath set to:
	/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc,
	/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1,
	built-ins
[   920.506] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xorg/extra-modules,/usr/lib/xorg/extra-modules,/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[   920.506] (WW) Hotplugging is on, devices using drivers 'kbd', 'mouse' or 'vmmouse' will be disabled.
[   920.506] (WW) Disabling Keyboard0
[   920.506] (WW) Disabling Mouse0
[   920.506] (II) Loader magic: 0x5610a373fdc0
[   920.506] (II) Module ABI versions:
[   920.506] 	X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[   920.506] 	X.Org Video Driver: 20.0
[   920.506] 	X.Org XInput driver : 22.1
[   920.506] 	X.Org Server Extension : 9.0
[   920.507] (++) using VT number 9

[   920.507] (II) systemd-logind: logind integration requires -keeptty and -keeptty was not provided, disabling logind integration
[   920.508] (II) xfree86: Adding drm device (/dev/dri/card0)
[   920.508] (II) xfree86: Adding drm device (/dev/dri/card1)
[   920.512] (--) PCI: (0:3:0:0) 10de:0fc1:1458:353e rev 161, Mem @ 0xfa000000/16777216, 0xe0000000/268435456, 0xf0000000/33554432, I/O @ 0x0000e000/128, BIOS @ 0x????????/524288
[   920.512] (--) PCI:*(0:4:0:0) 10de:13c2:3842:3975 rev 161, Mem @ 0xf8000000/16777216, 0xc0000000/268435456, 0xd0000000/33554432, I/O @ 0x0000d000/128, BIOS @ 0x????????/524288
[   920.512] (WW) "glamoregl" will not be loaded unless you've specified it to be loaded elsewhere.
[   920.512] (II) "glx" will be loaded by default.
[   920.512] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[   920.512] (II) Loading /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xorg/extra-modules/libglx.so
[   920.518] (II) Module glx: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
[   920.518] 	compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
[   920.518] 	Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[   920.518] (II) NVIDIA GLX Module  375.39  Tue Jan 31 19:37:12 PST 2017
[   920.518] (II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
[   920.518] (II) Loading /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xorg/extra-modules/nvidia_drv.so
[   920.518] (II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
[   920.518] 	compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
[   920.518] 	Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[   920.518] (II) NVIDIA dlloader X Driver  375.39  Tue Jan 31 19:13:22 PST 2017
[   920.518] (II) NVIDIA Unified Driver for all Supported NVIDIA GPUs
[   920.520] (II) Loading sub module "fb"
[   920.520] (II) LoadModule: "fb"
[   920.520] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libfb.so
[   920.520] (II) Module fb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[   920.520] 	compiled for 1.18.4, module version = 1.0.0
[   920.520] 	ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[   920.520] (II) Loading sub module "wfb"
[   920.520] (II) LoadModule: "wfb"
[   920.520] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
[   920.521] (II) Module wfb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[   920.521] 	compiled for 1.18.4, module version = 1.0.0
[   920.521] 	ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[   920.521] (II) Loading sub module "ramdac"
[   920.521] (II) LoadModule: "ramdac"
[   920.521] (II) Module "ramdac" already built-in
[   920.521] (WW) NVIDIA: The Composite and Xinerama extensions are both enabled, which
[   920.521] (WW) NVIDIA:     is an unsupported configuration.  The driver will continue
[   920.521] (WW) NVIDIA:     to load, but may behave strangely.
[   920.521] (WW) NVIDIA: Xinerama is enabled, so RandR has likely been disabled by the
[   920.521] (WW) NVIDIA:     X server.
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   920.522] (==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
[   920.522] (==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
[   920.522] (==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Stereo disabled by request
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Option "MetaModes" "HDMI-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "MetaModes" "DP-1: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "MetaModes" "DP-3: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "MetaModes" "DP-5: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   920.522] (**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling 2D acceleration
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0): Valid display device(s) on GPU-0 at PCI:4:0:0
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     CRT-0
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-0
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-1 (boot)
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-2
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-3
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-4
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-5 (boot)
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-6
[   921.390] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-7
[   921.391] (II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GTX 970 (GM204-A) at PCI:4:0:0 (GPU-0)
[   921.391] (--) NVIDIA(0): Memory: 4194304 kBytes
[   921.391] (--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 84.04.36.00.72
[   921.391] (II) NVIDIA(0): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.393] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): CRT-0: disconnected
[   921.393] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): CRT-0: 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.393] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.395] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-0: disconnected
[   921.395] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-0: Internal TMDS
[   921.395] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-0: 330.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.395] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung SyncMaster (DFP-1): connected
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung SyncMaster (DFP-1): Internal TMDS
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Samsung SyncMaster (DFP-1): 330.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-2: disconnected
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-2: Internal DisplayPort
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-2: 960.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.411] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-3): connected
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-3): Internal TMDS
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-3): 165.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-4: disconnected
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-4: Internal DisplayPort
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-4: 960.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.445] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.478] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-5): connected
[   921.478] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-5): Internal TMDS
[   921.478] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-5): 165.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.478] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.479] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-6: disconnected
[   921.479] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-6: Internal DisplayPort
[   921.479] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): DFP-6: 960.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.479] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.512] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-7): connected
[   921.512] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-7): Internal TMDS
[   921.512] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-7): 165.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.512] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): 
[   921.514] (II) NVIDIA(0): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.514] (II) NVIDIA(0):     "HDMI-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.514] (II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 1680 x 1050
[   921.518] (--) NVIDIA(0): DPI set to (90, 88); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.518] (--) NVIDIA(0):     option
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   921.518] (==) NVIDIA(1): RGB weight 888
[   921.518] (==) NVIDIA(1): Default visual is TrueColor
[   921.518] (==) NVIDIA(1): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-3"
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): Stereo disabled by request
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   921.518] (**) NVIDIA(1): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   921.518] (II) NVIDIA(1): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GTX 970 (GM204-A) at PCI:4:0:0 (GPU-0)
[   921.518] (--) NVIDIA(1): Memory: 4194304 kBytes
[   921.518] (--) NVIDIA(1): VideoBIOS: 84.04.36.00.72
[   921.518] (II) NVIDIA(1): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.519] (II) NVIDIA(1): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.519] (II) NVIDIA(1):     "DP-1:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.519] (II) NVIDIA(1): Virtual screen size determined to be 1680 x 1050
[   921.524] (--) NVIDIA(1): DPI set to (99, 98); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.524] (--) NVIDIA(1):     option
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   921.524] (==) NVIDIA(2): RGB weight 888
[   921.524] (==) NVIDIA(2): Default visual is TrueColor
[   921.524] (==) NVIDIA(2): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-5"
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): Stereo disabled by request
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   921.524] (**) NVIDIA(2): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   921.524] (II) NVIDIA(2): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GTX 970 (GM204-A) at PCI:4:0:0 (GPU-0)
[   921.524] (--) NVIDIA(2): Memory: 4194304 kBytes
[   921.524] (--) NVIDIA(2): VideoBIOS: 84.04.36.00.72
[   921.524] (II) NVIDIA(2): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.525] (II) NVIDIA(2): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.525] (II) NVIDIA(2):     "DP-3:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.525] (II) NVIDIA(2): Virtual screen size determined to be 1680 x 1050
[   921.529] (--) NVIDIA(2): DPI set to (99, 98); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.529] (--) NVIDIA(2):     option
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   921.529] (==) NVIDIA(3): RGB weight 888
[   921.529] (==) NVIDIA(3): Default visual is TrueColor
[   921.529] (==) NVIDIA(3): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-7"
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): Stereo disabled by request
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   921.529] (**) NVIDIA(3): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   921.529] (II) NVIDIA(3): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GTX 970 (GM204-A) at PCI:4:0:0 (GPU-0)
[   921.529] (--) NVIDIA(3): Memory: 4194304 kBytes
[   921.529] (--) NVIDIA(3): VideoBIOS: 84.04.36.00.72
[   921.529] (II) NVIDIA(3): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.530] (II) NVIDIA(3): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.530] (II) NVIDIA(3):     "DP-5:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.530] (II) NVIDIA(3): Virtual screen size determined to be 1680 x 1050
[   921.535] (--) NVIDIA(3): DPI set to (99, 98); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.535] (--) NVIDIA(3):     option
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   921.535] (==) NVIDIA(4): RGB weight 888
[   921.535] (==) NVIDIA(4): Default visual is TrueColor
[   921.535] (==) NVIDIA(4): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "CRT-0"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Stereo disabled by request
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Option "MetaModes" "VGA-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "MetaModes" "DVI-D-0: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
[   921.535] (**) NVIDIA(4): Enabling 2D acceleration
[   921.862] (--) NVIDIA(0): Valid display device(s) on GPU-1 at PCI:3:0:0
[   921.862] (--) NVIDIA(0):     CRT-0 (boot)
[   921.862] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-0
[   921.862] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-1
[   921.862] (--) NVIDIA(0):     DFP-2
[   921.863] (II) NVIDIA(4): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GT 640 (GK107) at PCI:3:0:0 (GPU-1)
[   921.863] (--) NVIDIA(4): Memory: 2097152 kBytes
[   921.863] (--) NVIDIA(4): VideoBIOS: 80.07.26.00.34
[   921.863] (II) NVIDIA(4): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.875] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): LG Electronics 15LC1R (CRT-0): connected
[   921.875] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): LG Electronics 15LC1R (CRT-0): 400.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.875] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): 
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-0): connected
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-0): Internal TMDS
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): LG Electronics L206W (DFP-0): 330.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): 
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-1: disconnected
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-1: Internal TMDS
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-1: 165.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): 
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-2: disconnected
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-2: Internal TMDS
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): DFP-2: 330.0 MHz maximum pixel clock
[   921.881] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-1): 
[   921.882] (II) NVIDIA(4): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.882] (II) NVIDIA(4):     "VGA-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.882] (II) NVIDIA(4): Virtual screen size determined to be 1024 x 768
[   921.884] (--) NVIDIA(4): DPI set to (86, 84); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.884] (--) NVIDIA(4):     option
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[   921.884] (==) NVIDIA(5): RGB weight 888
[   921.884] (==) NVIDIA(5): Default visual is TrueColor
[   921.884] (==) NVIDIA(5): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "Stereo" "0"
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "nvidiaXineramaInfoOrder" "DFP-0"
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "SLI" "Off"
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "MultiGPU" "Off"
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Option "BaseMosaic" "off"
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): Stereo disabled by request
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): NVIDIA SLI disabled.
[   921.884] (**) NVIDIA(5): NVIDIA Multi-GPU disabled.
[   921.884] (II) NVIDIA(5): NVIDIA GPU GeForce GT 640 (GK107) at PCI:3:0:0 (GPU-1)
[   921.884] (--) NVIDIA(5): Memory: 2097152 kBytes
[   921.884] (--) NVIDIA(5): VideoBIOS: 80.07.26.00.34
[   921.884] (II) NVIDIA(5): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X
[   921.885] (II) NVIDIA(5): Validated MetaModes:
[   921.885] (II) NVIDIA(5):     "DVI-D-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.885] (II) NVIDIA(5): Virtual screen size determined to be 1680 x 1050
[   921.890] (--) NVIDIA(5): DPI set to (99, 98); computed from "UseEdidDpi" X config
[   921.890] (--) NVIDIA(5):     option
[   921.890] (--) Depth 24 pixmap format is 32 bpp
[   921.891] (II) NVIDIA: Using 12288.00 MB of virtual memory for indirect memory
[   921.891] (II) NVIDIA:     access.
[   921.939] (II) NVIDIA(0): Setting mode "HDMI-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   921.991] (==) NVIDIA(0): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   921.991] (==) NVIDIA(0): Backing store enabled
[   921.991] (==) NVIDIA(0): Silken mouse enabled
[   921.991] (**) NVIDIA(0): DPMS enabled
[   921.992] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   921.992] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   921.992] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   921.992] (II) NVIDIA(0): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   921.992] (II) NVIDIA(0): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   921.992] (WW) NVIDIA(0): Not registering RandR
[   921.992] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.066] (II) NVIDIA(1): Setting mode "DP-1:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   922.105] (==) NVIDIA(1): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   922.105] (==) NVIDIA(1): Backing store enabled
[   922.105] (==) NVIDIA(1): Silken mouse enabled
[   922.105] (**) NVIDIA(1): DPMS enabled
[   922.105] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   922.105] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   922.105] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   922.105] (II) NVIDIA(1): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   922.105] (II) NVIDIA(1): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   922.105] (WW) NVIDIA(1): Not registering RandR
[   922.105] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.165] (II) NVIDIA(2): Setting mode "DP-3:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   922.205] (==) NVIDIA(2): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   922.205] (==) NVIDIA(2): Backing store enabled
[   922.205] (==) NVIDIA(2): Silken mouse enabled
[   922.205] (**) NVIDIA(2): DPMS enabled
[   922.205] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   922.205] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   922.205] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   922.205] (II) NVIDIA(2): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   922.205] (II) NVIDIA(2): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   922.205] (WW) NVIDIA(2): Not registering RandR
[   922.205] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.258] (II) NVIDIA(3): Setting mode "DP-5:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   922.304] (==) NVIDIA(3): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   922.304] (==) NVIDIA(3): Backing store enabled
[   922.304] (==) NVIDIA(3): Silken mouse enabled
[   922.305] (**) NVIDIA(3): DPMS enabled
[   922.305] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   922.305] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   922.305] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   922.305] (II) NVIDIA(3): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   922.305] (II) NVIDIA(3): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   922.305] (WW) NVIDIA(3): Not registering RandR
[   922.305] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.349] (II) NVIDIA(4): Setting mode "VGA-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   922.371] (==) NVIDIA(4): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   922.371] (==) NVIDIA(4): Backing store enabled
[   922.371] (==) NVIDIA(4): Silken mouse enabled
[   922.371] (**) NVIDIA(4): DPMS enabled
[   922.371] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   922.371] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   922.371] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   922.371] (II) NVIDIA(4): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   922.371] (II) NVIDIA(4): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   922.371] (WW) NVIDIA(4): Not registering RandR
[   922.371] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.416] (II) NVIDIA(5): Setting mode "DVI-D-0:nvidia-auto-select+0+0"
[   922.438] (==) NVIDIA(5): Disabling shared memory pixmaps
[   922.438] (==) NVIDIA(5): Backing store enabled
[   922.438] (==) NVIDIA(5): Silken mouse enabled
[   922.438] (**) NVIDIA(5): DPMS enabled
[   922.438] (II) Loading sub module "dri2"
[   922.438] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[   922.438] (II) Module "dri2" already built-in
[   922.438] (II) NVIDIA(5): [DRI2] Setup complete
[   922.438] (II) NVIDIA(5): [DRI2]   VDPAU driver: nvidia
[   922.438] (WW) NVIDIA(5): Not registering RandR
[   922.438] (==) RandR enabled
[   922.440] (II) SELinux: Disabled on system
[   922.440] (II) Initializing extension GLX
[   922.440] (II) Indirect GLX disabled.
[   922.677] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Power Button (/dev/input/event1)
[   922.677] (**) Power Button: Applying InputClass "evdev keyboard catchall"
[   922.677] (II) LoadModule: "evdev"
[   922.678] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/evdev_drv.so
[   922.678] (II) Module evdev: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[   922.678] 	compiled for 1.18.1, module version = 2.10.1
[   922.678] 	Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
[   922.678] 	ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 22.1
[   922.678] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Power Button'
[   922.678] (**) Power Button: always reports core events
[   922.678] (**) evdev: Power Button: Device: "/dev/input/event1"
[   922.678] (--) evdev: Power Button: Vendor 0 Product 0x1
[   922.678] (--) evdev: Power Button: Found keys
[   922.678] (II) evdev: Power Button: Configuring as keyboard
[   922.678] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXPWRBN:00/input/input1/event1"
[   922.678] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Power Button" (type: KEYBOARD, id 6)
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_rules" "evdev"
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_model" "pc105"
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_layout" "us"
[   922.678] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Power Button (/dev/input/event0)
[   922.678] (**) Power Button: Applying InputClass "evdev keyboard catchall"
[   922.678] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Power Button'
[   922.678] (**) Power Button: always reports core events
[   922.678] (**) evdev: Power Button: Device: "/dev/input/event0"
[   922.678] (--) evdev: Power Button: Vendor 0 Product 0x1
[   922.678] (--) evdev: Power Button: Found keys
[   922.678] (II) evdev: Power Button: Configuring as keyboard
[   922.678] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0C:00/input/input0/event0"
[   922.678] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Power Button" (type: KEYBOARD, id 7)
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_rules" "evdev"
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_model" "pc105"
[   922.678] (**) Option "xkb_layout" "us"
[   922.678] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3 (/dev/input/event18)
[   922.678] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.678] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7 (/dev/input/event19)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=8 (/dev/input/event20)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3 (/dev/input/event14)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7 (/dev/input/event15)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=8 (/dev/input/event16)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.679] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=9 (/dev/input/event17)
[   922.679] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.679] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.680] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Logitech M325 (/dev/input/event3)
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: Applying InputClass "evdev pointer catchall"
[   922.680] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Logitech M325'
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: always reports core events
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: Device: "/dev/input/event3"
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Vendor 0x46d Product 0x400a
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found 20 mouse buttons
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found scroll wheel(s)
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found relative axes
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found x and y relative axes
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: Configuring as mouse
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: Adding scrollwheel support
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: YAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: EmulateWheelButton: 4, EmulateWheelInertia: 10, EmulateWheelTimeout: 200
[   922.680] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb3/3-10/3-10:1.2/0003:046D:C52B.0009/0003:046D:400A.000A/input/input6/event3"
[   922.680] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Logitech M325" (type: MOUSE, id 8)
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: initialized for relative axes.
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) keeping acceleration scheme 1
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration profile 0
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration factor: 2.000
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration threshold: 4
[   922.680] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Logitech M325 (/dev/input/mouse0)
[   922.680] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.680] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.680] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Logitech M325 (/dev/input/event4)
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: Applying InputClass "evdev pointer catchall"
[   922.680] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Logitech M325'
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: always reports core events
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: Device: "/dev/input/event4"
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Vendor 0x46d Product 0x400a
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found 20 mouse buttons
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found scroll wheel(s)
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found relative axes
[   922.680] (--) evdev: Logitech M325: Found x and y relative axes
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: Configuring as mouse
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: Adding scrollwheel support
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: YAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
[   922.680] (**) evdev: Logitech M325: EmulateWheelButton: 4, EmulateWheelInertia: 10, EmulateWheelTimeout: 200
[   922.680] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb3/3-10/3-10:1.2/0003:046D:C52B.0009/0003:046D:400A.000B/input/input7/event4"
[   922.680] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Logitech M325" (type: MOUSE, id 9)
[   922.680] (II) evdev: Logitech M325: initialized for relative axes.
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) keeping acceleration scheme 1
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration profile 0
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration factor: 2.000
[   922.680] (**) Logitech M325: (accel) acceleration threshold: 4
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Logitech M325 (/dev/input/mouse1)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Front Mic (/dev/input/event7)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic (/dev/input/event8)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Line (/dev/input/event9)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Line Out Front (/dev/input/event10)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.681] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Line Out Surround (/dev/input/event11)
[   922.681] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.681] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.682] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Line Out CLFE (/dev/input/event12)
[   922.682] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.682] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.682] (II) config/udev: Adding input device HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone (/dev/input/event13)
[   922.682] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.682] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.682] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard (/dev/input/event5)
[   922.682] (**) Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Applying InputClass "evdev keyboard catchall"
[   922.682] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard'
[   922.682] (**) Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: always reports core events
[   922.682] (**) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Device: "/dev/input/event5"
[   922.682] (--) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Vendor 0x4ca Product 0x2f
[   922.682] (--) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Found keys
[   922.682] (II) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Configuring as keyboard
[   922.682] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.3/0000:06:00.0/usb5/5-1/5-1.3/5-1.3:1.0/0003:04CA:002F.000C/input/input8/event5"
[   922.682] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard" (type: KEYBOARD, id 10)
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_rules" "evdev"
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_model" "pc105"
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_layout" "us"
[   922.682] (II) config/udev: Adding input device Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard (/dev/input/event6)
[   922.682] (**) Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Applying InputClass "evdev keyboard catchall"
[   922.682] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard'
[   922.682] (**) Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: always reports core events
[   922.682] (**) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Device: "/dev/input/event6"
[   922.682] (--) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Vendor 0x4ca Product 0x2f
[   922.682] (--) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Found 20 mouse buttons
[   922.682] (--) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Found keys
[   922.682] (II) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Forcing relative x/y axes to exist.
[   922.682] (II) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Configuring as mouse
[   922.682] (II) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: Configuring as keyboard
[   922.682] (**) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: YAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
[   922.682] (**) evdev: Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard: EmulateWheelButton: 4, EmulateWheelInertia: 10, EmulateWheelTimeout: 200
[   922.682] (**) Option "config_info" "udev:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.3/0000:06:00.0/usb5/5-1/5-1.3/5-1.3:1.1/0003:04CA:002F.000D/input/input9/event6"
[   922.682] (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Multimedia Keyboard" (type: KEYBOARD, id 11)
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_rules" "evdev"
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_model" "pc105"
[   922.682] (**) Option "xkb_layout" "us"
[   922.683] (II) config/udev: Adding input device raphnet technologies GC/N64 to USB v3.4 (/dev/input/event2)
[   922.683] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.683] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.
[   922.683] (II) config/udev: Adding input device raphnet technologies GC/N64 to USB v3.4 (/dev/input/js0)
[   922.683] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
[   922.683] (II) This device may have been added with another device file.

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:31 am

xinerama is really slow compared to not using it,

even my dolphin emulator lags when using xinerama, but if i disable xinerama, it doesn't lag

why is xinerama slow compared to not using it,

do you think it's because i have to different type of video cards?

would xinerama performance improve if i had 2 gtx 970's,
what if i sli both those cards,

would it be faster then of what i currently have now, 1 gtx 970 and 1 gtx 640

i really wish i had a way to test but none of my friends have a gtx 970, and i looked online but they are all around 300, ive seen someone for 150 but they go fast, i would buy one for 150


any idea?

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:26 pm

i just realized that if i sli 2 gtx 970s, i wouldn't be able to use 8 monitors, because when you sli 2 video cards it turns it into 1 video card, so i would only be able to use 4 monitors,


so the only questions are,
1. i wonder if 2 video cards of the same type would make a different if i used them in xinerama,
2. i wonder if i could move applications throughout all monitors without using xinerama if i had 2 of the same video cards, although i doubt it because they are on different gpu's (gpu-0, gpu-1)

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Re: 2 graphic cards, multiple monitors possible?

Post by minty_22 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:27 pm

well i ended up buying a second gt640.. and the results are in....

it doesn't work as i expected!

so, 2 of the same model video cards act the same as two different model video cards in linux

so, as soon i got the video card, i installed it along side my gt 640, so i had 2 gt 640's

1. i tried using the nouveau drivers, and it worked! i could move apps from monitor to monitor, but only about 2 or 4 monitors, after that it was slowing down, and i couldn't even enable some monitors,
theres way too many glitches using the nouveau drivers using the same mode video cards, and with different video cards it was even worse, i couldn;t even get the second video cards to work,

2. i tried nvidia drivers without xinerama, and i could move apps from monitor to monitor as along as the monitors were on the same video cards, if not, i was not able to, it worked the same as different video cards

3. with cinerama, enable, i could move apps from monitor to monitor, but it was way too glitchy way way way too glitchy,

well what a downer! linux just isnt good with multiple monitors, more than 2 monitors, nvidia drivers are not good either with multiple monitors on linux

the only solution that i have is to buy a video cards that supports the most monitors, or go back to windows

pny nvs 810 supports 8 monitors but it is 800 usd, too much money! i might end up purchasing that card if there is a sale



windows is still king for multiple monitors

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