[Libdlo] CRTC emulation

Roberto De Ioris roberto at unbit.it
Thu Oct 15 00:35:43 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 09:19 +0200, Frank Blendinger wrote:
> Hi.
> On Wed 2009-10-14 17:29, Roberto De Ioris <roberto at unbit.it> proclaimed:
> > On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 10:23 -0500, Kal McFate wrote:
> > > Is most of the development here going towards multiseat? I have great
> > > interested in extended desktop and virtual crtc support. I read
> > > previously that there was a patch for the intel drivers available to
> > > add DL adapters as aditional crtc's. Is this patch information
> > > available somewhere?
> > 
> > Hi Kal, i have started working on an intel patch on June but i have stop
> > the work after i have faced with the 2048*2048 limit of this driver.
> > 
> > My work is currently targeted on radeon (a little bit harder of intel
> > driver but without those annoying limits).
> > 
> > I think that the xorg/intel team should reintroduce some sort of
> > multicard managing (as the old xinerama) as a fast-and-simple way to use
> > displaylink devices without messing the xserver (even if that could be a
> > good way to go in the near future)
> So there is currently no way to have a displaylink screen integrated in
> any way with an X server using the intel driver, right?

Yes, you can use it as a second screen (the so-called zaphod-mode)
adding a second "Device" section to your xorg.conf.

Search in the list (and in the readme in the driver distribution) and
you will find a lot of example configurations

Roberto De Ioris
JID: roberto at jabber.unbit.it

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