multiple monitors, 3d acceleration

Luke Albers gtg940r at
Thu Aug 11 14:25:16 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-11 at 17:16 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On 8/11/05, Luke Albers <gtg940r at> wrote:
> > Hey everyone
> > 
> > I know that this didn't used to be possible, but I'm hoping that this
> > might have changed.
> > 
> > Is there any was to use xinerama, or something like xinerama that lets
> > me move windows between monitors, with two different video cards, and
> > get accelerated graphics on both of them?
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> on dualheaded radeon and sis cards, yes.  it's called mergedfb.  on
> other dualhead cards and on comupters using multiple cards, no.  It's
> not yet supported in those configurations.

Does anyone know if this is something that should work eventually, and
if so, any idea of when? Or am I just out of luck since I am using
different cards?


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