Multihead Displays

Maarten Maathuis madman2003 at
Wed Dec 31 16:16:49 PST 2008

On 12/31/2008 11:42 PM, Timothy S. Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Dec 2008, Jason Gauthier wrote:
>> So, I?m left wondering how to accomplish this task.  Any insight is 
>> helpful!
>     I'm under the impression that this problem can be solved at both 
> the X level and the Window Manager level.  If no solutions are 
> forthcoming at the X level, you may want to investigate a Window 
> Manager that will co-ordinate these for you.
>     I'm no expert on any of this, though, so YMMV.
>     HTH some.
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I'm fairly sure that without serious changes the best you will get is 
two separate protocol screens. So the answer to your question is not. 
The why part (in case you ask) is that no-one has written a screen 
multiplexer yet that is compatible with randr-1.2 drivers. The intel 
driver happens to be such a driver.

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