andrew at digital-domain.net
Sun Oct 2 17:38:00 PDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 19:16 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On 10/2/05, Andrew Clayton <andrew at digital-domain.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 12:06 +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> > >
> > > Running two X servers in this configuration will probably not work. The
> > > two heads of the card share some resources and I'm not sure if the X
> > > servers will be able to cooperate on those.
> > >
> > > I don't understand why just running one X server in multi head mode with
> > > Xinerama disabled doesn't do what you want. In this mode you get two
> > I didn't know that yet ;) I don't have hardware at hand to test.
> > > screens :0.0 and :0.1. Windows are explicitely attached to one of the
> > > screens and cannot be moved to the other screen without magic.
> > That does indeed sound like what I want though.
> > > This mode should work with the radeon 9250 (I'm using a radeon 9200 is
> > > this configuration): just set up 2 device sections for the 2 pci devices
> > > that show up (1:0:0 and 1:0:1) and 2 screen sections. See the radeon(4)
> > > manual page for configuration details.
> > Will Xv work on both screens? (Unlike Xinerama, where it only works on
> > the first one).
> depends on the hardware. Radeon only has one overlay so it will
> display on whichever head the video is playing on, but you can't use
> it on both at the some time.
Ah, I see, thats useful to know. Good enough for what I want I think.
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