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    SubjectRe: Dual Monitor
    Snow Cat wrote;
    > Why not? <S>VGA cards use A000 for graphics mode and hercules uses B000.
    > XFree86 has a dual head server for 16-color + mono screens, but for some
    > not for 256 color+mono.

    Unfortunately the bit orderings for 256+ colours and 16- colours are different,
    and X can't cope with a single server with two different bit orderings on the
    different screens. Blame IBM.


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