not possible to start two X servers, only the one launched later works

Daniel Stone daniel at
Sun Jun 4 10:54:58 PDT 2006

On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 07:13:19PM +0200, Stefan Dirsch wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 12:53:06AM +0800, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> > I just realized -novtswitch and -sharevts are new options added for Xorg
> > 6.9/7.x
> See my mail before.
> > I tried this option on Xorg 6.8.2 on Ubuntu and it works, Ubuntu must have
> > 6.8.2 patched.
> Sure, this would be possible. AFAIK Ubuntu is pretty well prepared for
> Multiseat since some time.

It's fallen into disarray, but the patch was originally developed for
Ubuntu, and later merged into CVS.

> > For SuSE even 6.9.0 doesn't have this option. That's not surprising. 
> I think you're wrong.
> > I
> > always have the impression that when Ubuntu said it's version a.b.c actually
> > it is using a.b.c+1 because they get it patched, and for SuSE when they say
> > it is a.b.c actually it is using a.b.c-1 because they used PRE/RC version
> > (the story of SuSE 10.0 with OOO 2.0 is an example). 
> Well, that's your opinion. No need to discuss this.

Indeed.  It's also stunningly inaccurate, so please keep it off the
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