[mythtv-users] Looking for Dual Head Help
yan at seiner.com
Sat Feb 21 18:17:01 UTC 2009
Allen Edwards wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com
> <mailto:yan at seiner.com>> wrote:
> John Welch wrote:
> So, anyone get any suggestions on how I can make this work? I
> what I want is two separate X servers each controlling one
> but I can't figure out the proper xorg.conf for this
> configuration. I
> have read the section in the wiki page describing this setup,
> but it
> is just not clicking with me. Ideally I'd like to be able to
> use both
> displays at the same time, like I can do now with my Xinerama
> but this is not absolutely essential as most of the time I'm
> only use one display or the other.
> However, you will lose XvMC and compiz if that's an issue. It's
> not for me as myth + Xorg + Xephyr are still < 70% of one core
> with this setup.
> However, be careful - the latest experimental xorg is not
> supported by nvidia binary blobs, so you really want to stay away
> from anything > 1.5.3
> Why would you do it this way if you only want two displays? It is
> really no big deal to do what he wants.
He wants 2 separate X sessions on a dual-head card. The only way to do
that is via Xephyr on each head. If you have two single head cards,
then you can do it with separate X sessions in your xorg file.
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