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Re: [SLUG] Dual video cards and X?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Dual video cards and X?
- From: Jamie Wilkinson <jaq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 2 01:47:01 2001
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This one time, at band camp, Stephen Graham wrote:
>I have a spare video card floating around and was wondering if anyone had
>experimented with running X with two video cards. Google unfortunately
>failed to helpme find anything relevant.
I just installed a S3 Virge/DX PCI in a workstation, along side an ATI Rage
3D AGP card. I added a few entries to /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and applied
some magic, and multihead worked first go.
Try the Xinerama HOWTO: http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Xinerama-HOWTO.html
it had all the magic details in it. You can also see the config for the
workstation I set up at http://spacepants.org/conf/XF86Config-4
<Balial> This port may thing it's fortified, butt I seem to be mounting
a pretty good assault