Dual head mode with mouse and keybord isolate at one display

Marcos Iuato iuato at samurai.com.br
Fri Mar 2 08:23:10 PST 2007

Hi Alex,

Thank you very much for you help, it did what we needs. There is now 
just one small detail, mouse is working on Screen-TV, how to put mouse 
to work on Screen-VGA?

Best regards,
Marcos Iuato

Alex Deucher escreveu:
> On 3/2/07, Marcos Iuato <iuato at samurai.com.br> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have been using dual head mode with sis driver, configured using the
>> documentantion from [1] winischhofer. It is working with no problem, I
>> have configurated the display 0.0 to use as computer (firefox,
>> openoffice, tvtime, ...) and display 0.1 is using an svideo conected to
>> a tv to watch dvds and videos.
>> Just one think is missing to be perfect, my mouse can move from one
>> display to the other. How can I isolate the mouse and keybord to be
>> isolated at display 0.0
>> I have looked fro multi terminals and xephyr, but I think it will be
>> more robust solution if I could just configure it on Xorg.
>> Here are some informations about the enviroment:
>> Debian etch
>> Linux debian 2.6.18-samurai
>> xserver-xorg                     7.1.0-11
>> xorg.conf
>> Section "ServerLayout"
>>      Identifier      "Layout1"
>>      Screen          "Screen-TV"
>>      Screen      "Screen-VGA" Below "Screen-TV"
>>      InputDevice     "Keyboard0"
>>      InputDevice     "Mouse0"
>> EndSection
> It's been a while but IIRC, if you remove the relation between screens
> this will give you what you want; e.g.,
>      Screen          "Screen-TV"
>      Screen      "Screen-VGA"
> Alex

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