[ut2004] UT2004 and Nvidia Twinview

Alex Boag-Munroe boagenator at gmail.com
Mon Jul 17 10:56:01 EDT 2006

But how does that work if your desktop is typically running at 1600x1200 as
well?  I see in your configuration there you have two 1600x1200
options...does that just "work"(tm) ?

On 17/07/06, Dave Wickam <dave at allaboutgames.co.uk> wrote:
> Jordan Thoms wrote:
> > I have a nVidia Geforce FX 5700VE graphics card with a twinview. On
> > nearly all games (ie enemy territory) if i use fullscreen and the same
> > resolution as X in the game, the driver is smart and places the game
> > on only one screen.
> I'm not sure if this is what you're already doing (I'm having to use my
> secondary monitor with my "laptop", so if it's a new issue I won't have
> encountered it), but anyway; set up X to have a metamode of
> "[primaryres], NULL", where [primaryres] is the resolution you want to
> run fullscreen games in. For example, from my xorg.conf:
>     Option         "MetaModes" "1600x1200,1024x768;1600x1200,
> NULL;1024x768, NULL"
> With this in effect, when X switches to 1600x1200, it is only on the
> primary monitor, meaning that I can set UT2004 to use 1600x1200 and thus
> only occupy monitor #1.
> --Dave Wickham

Alex Boag-Munroe

Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine.
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