Quad head video card
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 11:47:53 PST 2005
On 12/19/05, Erwin Rol <mailinglists at erwinrol.com> wrote:
> Hey Mike,
> thanks for your reply, that makes clear that one can never have
> everything at the same time :-). One of the things that I could dump
> most easily is Xinerama, if the 4 screens can display "things" I can do
> the rest in a client program without Xinerama, I don't know if that
> would make things easier when it comes to selecting a card/chipset.
> The next thing they (I say "they" cause this is really against my idea)
> will suggest is to use a closed driver like the matrox HAL.
> In case we end up making our own board, which will probably be 4 PCI VGA
> chips on a PCI bus, how would X (or linux FB) like that ?
should theoretically work fine (barring any weird bios posting problems).
> - Erwin
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