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    SubjectRe: Kernel thoughts of a Linux user
    Gerold J. Wucherpfennig wrote:
    > - Replace DRI with sth. slimmer and intoduce real kernel drivers
    > and introduce real kernel drivers which handel all the initialization and
    > interrupt handling (only minimal hardware abstraction). One goal is to
    > remove's PCI magic. Ultimately this shall give framebuffer and X
    > the same basis. This was summarized on

    Is it possible to have two or more 'workstations' on one computer?
    A 'workstation' is a monitor, keyboard, mouse etc. tied together and
    represents a place where someone can work.
    I know it's possible to do this using a Xserver (running two Xservers on
    different virtual consoles, each with its own
    configuration/keyboard/mouse/monitor), but I'd like to realise it more
    low-level, on the level of virtual terminals, so that each 'workstation'
    would have it's own 'Ctrl+F1', 'Ctrl+F2' etc.

    Today, you can buy video cards with two connectors for monitors, or even
    put two of those cards into one mainboard, making it possible to connect
    four monitors to one computer. A P4 HT enabled CPU would be enough for
    four office workers who edit text documents, unless they aren't playing
    games :) So you could cut costs by buying one set of Mainboard/CPU/RAM
    and then for every worker just a monitor/keyboard/mouse.
    Places like internet-cafes could profit, they usually have many same
    computers side by side, each with the same configuration, but on many no
    one is working, they just run and consume energy.


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