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Hello,
I have AccerPower s285 computerwith 2GB of RAM, 80GB drive, 650W kingwin power supply, running ubuntu 9.04.I understand it's an old box but this will be fine as long I can get that to work with ubuntu 9.04. I want to put couple of graphic cards into it for multiple displays and I have few problems. I hope I can find some suggestions or answers to my problems here.
This mobo has 3 PCI slots so I thought that maybe I can add 2 older cards (with dual outputs - vga and hdmi): Radeon 9250 but for some reason things are not working as I thought they would be.
Here's my output from lspci:
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00:09.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hightech Information System Ltd. Device 2020
Flags: bus master, VGA palette snoop, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 17
Memory at a8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
I/O ports at bc00 [size=256]
Memory at c9100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at c8000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel modules: radeonfb

00:09.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hightech Information System Ltd. Device 2021
Flags: medium devsel
Memory at b0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [disabled] [size=128M]
Memory at c9120000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=64K]
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:0b.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hightech Information System Ltd. Device 2020
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 19
Memory at b8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
I/O ports at c000 [size=256]
Memory at c9110000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at c8020000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel modules: radeonfb

00:0b.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hightech Information System Ltd. Device 2021
Flags: medium devsel
Memory at c0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [disabled] [size=128M]
Memory at c9130000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=64K]
Capabilities: <access denied>

I think the problem is that the second card display letters in BusID and in xorg.conf you can only add letters in BusID because after reboot and after grub loads I get the message that the second device is not found. Here's my xorg.conf:
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# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# Note that some configuration settings that could be done previously
# in this file, now are automatically configured by the server and settings
# here are ignored.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier"Main"
Screen0 "Primary"
Screen3 "SonyRight"
#Screen3 "SonyRight"
#Screen3 "SonyRight" RightOf "Primary"
Option"Xinerama" "off"
Option"Clone" "off"
EndSection


############
## Card 1 ##
############
Section "Device"
Identifier"card1vga"
BoardName"ATI Radeon 9250 rev01"
BusID"PCI:0:9:0"
Driver"radeon"
Option"EnablePageFlip" "true"
Screen0
Option"UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0"
Option"DynamicTwinView" "FALSE"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier"card1hdmi"
BoardName"ATI Radeon 9250 rev01"
BusID"PCI:0:9:1
Driver"radeon"
Option"EnablePageFlip" "true"
Screen1
Option"UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0"
Option"DynamicTwinView" "FALSE"
EndSection

##################
# Integrated vga #
##################
Section "Device"
Identifier"vgaIntegrated"
BoardName"SiS 661/741/760 PCI/AGP "
BusID"PCI:1:0:0"
Screen2
EndSection

############
# Card 2 ##
###########
Section "Device"
Identifier"card2vga"
BoardName"ATI Radeon 9250 rev01
BusID"00:0b:0"
Driver"radeon"
Option"EnablePageFlip" "true"
Screen3
Option"UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0"
Option"DynamicTwinView" "FALSE"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier"card1hdmi"
BoardName"ATI Radeon 9250 rev01"
BusID"PCI:0:0b:1
Driver"radeon"
Option"EnablePageFlip" "true"
Screen4
Option"UseDisplayDevice" "DFP-0"
Option"DynamicTwinView" "FALSE"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier"LG"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
identifier"Sony"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier"Primary"
Monitor"LG"
Device"card1vga"
DefaultDepth24
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier"SonyRight"
Monitor"Sony"
Device"card2vga"
DefaultDepth24
EndSection

Any help appreciated!