[Libdlo] module loads and unloads
jasonlife at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 16:10:10 PDT 2009
I have one question. Are you currently using the original displaylink.c ? or
did you apply the patch?
what happens if you run following two commands when you start to screen? (I
assume you started X on DISPLAY :0)
xterm -display :0.0
xterm -display :0.1
Can you see xterm window on both screens?
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 4:54 PM, Mulchman <mulchman at gmail.com> wrote:
> jasonlife wrote:
> > Please keep posting.. I also has one displaylink device and want to
> > make it working on my Linux box.
> So I set up Ubuntu 8.10 (32 bit) on an old laptop and I'm able to boot
> and get Gnome on both displays using an xorg.conf file whose
> "ServerLayout" block is just something like this:
> Section "ServerLayout"
> Screen "Default Screen"
> Screen "DisplayLink Screen"
> I can move the mouse around on the main laptop screen (ie. "Default
> Screen" from the "ServerLayout" section) but I can't figure out how to
> 'get' to the DisplayLink screen (ie. "DisplayLink Screen" from the
> "ServerLayout") to interact on it? The screens don't seem connected like
> in a dual monitor setup and bringing up "System" > "Preferences" >
> "Screen Resolution" from within Gnome only shows the main laptop screen.
> After this I tried to turn on Xinerama (as it and TwinView are the only
> ways I've done dual screen on Ubuntu in the past) but this just results
> in the crashes I was seeing on my other Ubuntu 64 bit machine.
> Is there some way to do dual screen without Xinerama? Or, and this shows
> my lack of knowledge, how do I 'get' to the other non-laptop screen with
> the above mentioned "ServerLayout"? It's almost like what's visible on
> the DisplayLink screen is an entirely separate X server.
> -Pat O'Leary
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