[AG-TECH] Multi Display Cards Recommendation
Natalia Costas Lago
natalia at cesga.es
Tue Jul 12 01:15:50 CDT 2005
We bought a Matrox QID PCIe Low Profile and got the same problem. It seems
we found a workaround that was to replace VIC 1.1.3 by VIC 1.1.6 (i got this
version from UCL mbone tools that is more or less the same but a few
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter DeSantis" <peter at jumbovision.com.au>
To: "John I Quebedeaux Jr" <johnq at lsu.edu>
Cc: "Derek Piper" <dcpiper at indiana.edu>; "Todd Zimmerman" <toddz at sfu.ca>;
"'ag-tech'" <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>; "Westgrid-AGTECH"
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Subject: re: [AG-TECH] Multi Display Cards Recommendation
> We used XP sp2, Asus mainboards, 3.0ghz intel cpu etc etc.
> Im sure i sure 1 or 2 posts from someone else about this issue and that
> there possibly was a fix, but we never tested it out.
> I think the post stated links to 2 upgraded versions of vic that they
> stated fixed the problem, but it wasnt clear that they were in fact
> running in independentat screen mode to see the problem.
> As for the resolution matrox claim there is a tool on thier wesbite that
> allows you to add this custom resoltuion, but i aint testededd it.
> For what it is worth my opinion is that if you aint gonna use one of the
> vic variations that allow greater than 388x252 pixel capture you should
> not look to use anyhting higher than 1280x1024.
> >> Hi Peter, I realize this is a month later... but going back through
> >> messages I found yours.
> >> Well, I can confirm this behavior as well with the product now having
> >> just
> >> gotten the card in one of our nodes to try. I haven't tried that
> >> resolution though, but have the screen corruption you talked about.
> >> Did
> >> it happen with any other application besides Vic?Any fix to this
> >> problem?
> >> Seemed to duplicate from screens 1 to 2 and 3 to 4. So we had to
> >> resort
> >> to the stretch mode and since our setup was just 2 projectors and 2
> >> monitors we went with 2x2 such that the windows taskbar stayed on the
> >> operator monitors and had to drag stuff "up" to the projectors.
> >> Annoying
> >> for me, but worked.
> >> Which OS were you doing this on?
> >> Thanks, John Q.
> >> --
> >> John I. Quebedeaux, Jr.
> >> Louisiana State University
> >> Computer Manager / LBRN & CCT / 131 Life Sciences Bldg. & 339 Johnston
> >> Hall
> >> e-mail: johnq at lsu.edu or johnq at cct.lsu.edu / web: http://lbrn.lsu.edu
> >> &
> >> http://cct.lsu.edu
> >> phone: 225-578-0062 / fax: 225-578-2597
> >> On Jun 9, 2005, at 8:49 PM, Peter DeSantis wrote:
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