XWin on Larger Secondary Monitor?

Sean O'Boyle seanoboyle@covad.net
Thu May 27 22:22:00 GMT 2004


I'm running a weird configuration and would like to see if anyone has this

I have a laptop with a secondary monitor.  The primary (laptop screen) is
1400 x 1050.  The secondary monitor is a larger 1600 x 1200.

I'd like to launch xwin on the secondary monitor such that the root window
fills the screen.  Can anyone tell me how to do this?  The closest that I
could get was to run in -multimonitor mode - but that filled both of my
screens with a giant root window.

Currently I'm settling with running XWin on the primary monitor and moving
it to the secondary.  So it fills *most* of the screen...



Here are the contents of my XWin.log:
Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project

Contact: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com

XWin was started with the following command line:

XWin -clipboard 

ddxProcessArgument - Initializing default screens
winInitializeDefaultScreens - w 1400 h 1050
winInitializeDefaultScreens - Returning
winValidateArgs - g_iNumScreens: 1 iMaxConsecutiveScreen: 1
(II) XF86Config is not supported
(II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
winDetectSupportedEngines - Windows NT/2000/XP
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw installed
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw4 installed
winDetectSupportedEngines - Returning, supported engines 00000007
winSetEngine - Using Shadow DirectDraw NonLocking
winAdjustVideoModeShadowDDNL - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per
winFinishScreenInitFB - Masks: 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack of
shared memory support in the kernel
(--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31
(--) winConfigKeyboard - Layout: "00000409" (00000409) 
(EE) Keyboardlayout "US" (00000409) is unknown
Rules = "xorg" Model = "pc101" Layout = "us" Variant = "(null)" Options =
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/, removing
from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/, removing
from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/, removing
from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing
from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/, removing
from list!
winPointerWarpCursor - Discarding first warp: 697 496
winProcEstablishConnection - Hello
winInitClipboard ()
winProcEstablishConnection - winInitClipboard returned.
winClipboardProc - Hello
DetectUnicodeSupport - Windows NT/2000/XP
winClipboardProc - DISPLAY=
winProcSetSelectionOwner - Clipboard not yet started, aborting.
winClipboardProc - XOpenDisplay () returned and successfully opened the


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