xdmx questions

Csillag Kristof csillag.kristof at united-consult.hu
Mon Oct 12 15:09:32 PDT 2009

Matt Thrailkill wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Csillag Kristof
> <csillag.kristof at united-consult.hu> wrote:
>> 3. Is it possible to use arbitrary areas of a running X server as a
>> back-end server for XDMX, as opposed to the full area of a given X
>> server? By individually addressing the two monitors which are
>> (errorneously) united by randr, I could re-order my monitors into the
>> proper (physical) layout, which seems to be impossible otherwise, since
>> the middle monitor is connected to one device, and the other to two are
>> connected to an other one.
> I think configuring your dual-head system to run in Zaphod mode would
> give you different addressable X servers for each video output.
That was the first approach I tried, but there seems to be a bug in the
X server which causes it to segfault in zaphod mode.

That's why I am looking for alternatives.

Thank you the advice anyway:


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