[clug] 2 Monitors - Advice

Bill Clarke llib at computer.org
Mon May 26 14:45:01 EST 2003

Matthew Hawkins wrote, On 26/05/03 14:15:
> Andrew Donehue (andrew at donehue.net) wrote:
>>I currently have a 19" Monitor, and I was thinking about 
>>getting a second (the same), and also purchasing a PCI TNT2 
>>video card...  The distribution of choice for the desktop is 
>>Gentoo - any advice (warnings, hints, etc) - when trying to 
>>get two monitors going under linux? :)
> First of all, I'm not aware of any TNT2 card that has two monitor plugs
> on the back (or, moreover, dual head support on chip) NVIDIA didn't
> start doing that until later GeForce2 models when they realised they
> were still losing a lot of their marketshare to Matrox.

i presume andrew's mention of a "PCI" TNT2 video card is implying that
he already has a video card for the other monitor.

[snip xinerama/2 screen info]
thanks for that, since i'm interested in dual-head too.

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