Re: Two Video Adapters - disable one?

H. Peter Anvin (
10 Jul 1997 22:53:44 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Don Fisher <>
In newsgroup:
> 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.

For Suns there is something called Xvan which basically treats
multiple frame buffers as a single large screen. Unfortunately I
wouldn't be surprised if it simply treated the whole compound "screen"
as a dumb frame buffer, with zero acceleration, though...


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