xorg multiseat xgl
onetwojojo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 04:08:34 PST 2007
please find my replies inline....
On Nov 13, 2007 9:46 PM, Paulo Zanoni <przanoni at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/11/13, onetwo jojo <onetwojojo at gmail.com>:
> > Hi Paulo
> > The requirements on your website(for Multiseat 7.04 beta),
> > say that 2 GFx cards are required.
> You can also use cards with 2 outputs, but you'll have to change the scripts.
requesting you for the nature of these changes.
> > Yan (& me) _seem_ to be looking for multiseat of 2 screens (i.e
> > dual-head multiseat)
> > (what you seem to be suggesting is running 2 instances of Xorg on each GFx card)
> Both Xephyr and Xgl solutions run only 1 instance of Xorg (and
> multiple instances of Xephyr/Xgl). The live-cd uses Xephyr.
agree with you.
> > (I believe multiseat on 2 individual GFx is already supported by
> > latest Xorg directly..isn't it)
> Multi-head is supported, not multiseat.
...umm what the bejeesus is happening here then
> > On a sidenote, dual-head mobo support is pretty common these days, if
> > support is added for them, you would have a _huge_ base of beta
> > testers.
> You mean cards with 2 video outputs?
> Well, we still plan to make generic scripts to work with them...
given the complexity, is it even feasible?
> > On multiseat documentation, wikibooks, are not current and out of
> > date, Xorg seems to be a moving target !
> We know =(
> But you can still learn how things work there =)
I wish atleast one of those guides was uptodate.
thankfully discussing this on this mailinglist helps.
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