aticonfig examples


  1. Setting up fglrx for the first time.
       Single head :    aticonfig –initial –input=/etc/X11/xorg.conf
       Dual head   :    aticonfig –initial=dual-head –screen-layout=above
                        This command will generate a dual head configuration
                        file with the second screen located above the first
       Multi head  :    aticonfig –initial –heads=4 –adapter=1
                        This command will generate 4 adjacent X Screens
                        on adapter 1.  Use with -f to reduce previously configured heads.
  2. Setting up big desktop to horizontal and set overlay on secondary display.
                        aticonfig –dtop=horizontal –overlay-on=1
  3. Setting up modes for primary display.
                        aticonfig –resolution=0,1600×1200,1280×1024,1024×768
  4. Change tv geometry

                         aticonfig –tv-geometry=85×90+10-10
         This will set tv to 85% width (where 100% ==
         overscan) 90% height and shift 10 pixels right of centre
         and 10 pixels down of centre.

  5. Multiple display adapters.

       List adapters :  aticonfig –list-adapters
       Init 0 and 2  :  aticonfig –adapter=0,2 –initial
       Init all      :  aticonfig –adapter=all –initial
       MultiView     :  aticonfig –xinerama=on

  6. AMD Overdrive (TM).

       List adapters          :  aticonfig –list-adapters
       Get Clocks of 0        :  aticonfig –adapter=0 –od-getclocks
       Set new Clocks for 0   :  aticonfig –adapter=0 –od-setclocks=770,1126
       Test out 3D            :  atiode -P60 -H localhost:0; echo $?
       Check Temperature of 0 :  aticonfig –adapter=0 –od-gettemperature
       Commit changes for 0   :  aticonfig –adapter=0 –od-commitclocks

             atiode is a stress application you start with a required
             parameter -P which specifies the test duration and the optional
             -H parameter to target a specific display to use.  For example
             atiode -P 600 -H localhost:0 would test display 0 for 10 minutes
             the return code from the application is the test result
             0: Test successfully completed.
             1: Invalid command-line parameters.
             2: Test failed because of rendering errors.
             3: Target adapter not found.
             4: Test aborted due to unknown reason

  7. Framelock/Genlock with GL Sync module

       Set GL Sync connector parameters for particular adapter:
                     aticonfig –glsync-setconfig=0,0,2,0.0,3,8 –adapter=1
       Enable Genlock for particular display:
                     aticonfig –glsync-setgenlock=lvds,1,0 –adapter=1
       Enable Timing Master:
                     aticonfig –glsync-setgenlock=dfp3,0,1 –adapter=1
       Verify if the frequency is locked for particular display:
                     aticonfig –glsync-getgenlock=crt1 –adapter=1
       Set GL Sync output port RJ45_1:
                     aticonfig –glsync-setport=RJ45_1,1,BNC
       Reinitialize all genlock settings for all displays and adapters:
                     aticonfig –glsync-restart


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