[ILUG] Dual Head Graphic Cards
greg at gregfarrell.org
Wed Jun 29 15:19:50 IST 2005
> Don't bother. That kind of config is well known.
> Actually, what I am wondering if a dual-head card (mine is: ATI Radeon
> LE 32Mb with Dual Video Output AGP Bulk OEM p/n 109-81100-00) CAN do
> the job (Niall Broin said yes to that) and I anybody has any kind of
I remember thinking about this a couple of years back and reading that
it wasn't possible just using one single card. Something to do with the
fact that although there were two outputs there wasn't two seperate
copies of all the necessary internal bits.
I had a quick look at the article <someone> linked
"Most of the multiheaded graphic cards can be used only for a single
user/display. In order to start independent X servers the heads have to
be explicitly addressable (which can not be done with most of the
That's as I understood it to be, but what exactly these cards that don't
fall under 'most' are I don't know. Though I'd be willing to bet those
pretty standard Radeons you have won't do it sadly.
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