dual-head issues

Paulo Zanoni przanoni at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 09:00:54 PST 2007

2007/11/6, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com>:
> I'm trying to set up a dual-head system.  I am running into a problem
> where only 1 screen is active at a time.
> The current system has 2 heads; when X starts I can see the first server
> start up.  As soon as the second server starts up, the first one goes black.
> X is running on both heads; just the screen is black.

If you're not using it as a multiseat you should try starting 1
xserver configured with 2 screens.

If you really want multiseat and if your video cards don't cooperate
with each other you should try making it with some nested xserver
(like Xephyr).

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