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wetenschapper 01-21-06 09:17 AM

multiterminal setup, dual X & dual controls
 
is it possible to have a multiterminal setup?

two X servers that start gdm
one x server is controlled by keybord and mouse
and the second X server controlled by other input devices

this was all that I could find about it:
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...r+display+form

thanks in advance

Thunderbird 01-21-06 09:43 AM

Re: multiterminal setup, dual X & dual controls
 
A single videocard can only run one Xserver. It can be a little confusing that a card can output to two seperate X screens but that all happens in a single instance of the X server. (one X server can only use one mouse and keyboard)

If you want multiple Xservers you need two videocards. The second Xserver can then use a different mouse not sure if it can get a different keyboard. Using hacks this was possible in the past but not sure what the current status on this is.


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