adam at cfar.umd.edu
Tue Apr 3 08:49:15 PDT 2007
Here's a patch which does just this :
Use as follows
* on remote host
X -allowNonLocalXvidtune -verbose 100
DISPLAY=shire:0.0 xterm -e "xhost +ophir; sleep 99d"
* on local host
Of course replace 'shire' and 'ophir' as appropriate.
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Adam Sulmicki wrote:
>> anyone knows how to use xvidtune so that I can display xvidtune's screen
>> on local monitor, but at the same time tune the remote monitor?
> xvidtune doesn't support this.
> But it wouldn't be a great deal of work to modify it to do so.
> xvidtune consists of a single source file, with roughly 1300 lines of
> Essentially, you would need to open a separate X connection to the
> display being tuned, and pass that display to the XF86VidMode
> functions rather than passing the display used by the GUI.
>> I assume this is what AllowNonLocalXvidtune option is for.
> No. By default, the X server only allows local clients to use the
> VidMode extension, so you have to run xvidtune on the same host as the
> X server. That option removes this restriction, allowing any client to
> use the extension.
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