Re: Two Video Adapters - disable one?

Don Fisher (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 12:33:34 -0700

Yes, multiple video adapters are supported. Both the Metrolink server
and the Xi graphics server provide multihead capability. And I think it
is to be included in a future release of XF86. None on the above
solutions allow you to drag a window from one screen to another, like
the MAC has done for over 10 years:-( For me a major limitation.

There is a hardware solution proposed by Colorgraphic Communications

that is supoosed to allow dragging of windows in real time between
screens. A linux dirver has been promised but is currently (as of June)
not available.

A software solution that allows dragging of windows is available for
other "workstations" from XbigX.

If we could convince them that linux was a viable market, it also might
be an option. But most linux users want the software for free. And I
think these folks write software so they can eat.


Jon Torrez wrote:
> Disable one?
> I was wondering this a few months back, but never asked
> can linux support two vidoe adapters?
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> Jon Torrez:
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