[mythtv-users] Suggestions for dual-headed configuration
derliebegott at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 11:40:57 UTC 2009
2009/2/22 Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com>:
> Richard Hartmann wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> after reading what the wiki  has to offer wrt X.org setups, I am
>> still unsure on how to set up my box.
>> I have one GFX card with two DVI outlets (my old card & CPU seem to be
>> beefy enough, after all. Yay). I want to use one for a desktop and the
>> other one for my TV. For now, the TV will not be connected at all times
>> as I decided to get some experience with my desktop before purchasing a
>> dedicated system. Ideally, I would want to switch the secondary (TV)
>> display on and off on demand without quitting my desktop session.
>> Does this make sense? If yes, does anyone have a setup like this and
>> is willing to share his/her xorg.conf?
> OK, to clarify this:
> If you want to run dual-head, meaning a single login, single keyboard and
> mouse, and just have myth show up on one monitor and work on the other,
> that's one thing.
> If you want to run multi-seat, meaning a separate login on each screen, each
> monitor has its own keyboard, mouse, and whatnot, that's another thing.
Just as a note ... You don't need keyboard or mouse for a screen. You
can but you do
not have to.
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