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    SubjectRe: Using Monochrome and VGA monitors simultaneously.

    On Mon, 5 Oct 1998, Mike A. Harris wrote:

    > > If you try "echo foo >/dev/tty13" and use Alt-RightArrow to browse the
    > >consoles, does "foo" appear on any of your monitors?

    > I tried that, and couldn't find anything at all. ALT-RIGHTARROW
    > cycles through tty1-12 and back to 1 again. The mono monitor did
    > display a cursor in the top left corner that turns off when Linux
    > shuts down though...
    > Any ideas?

    Here's what I did.

    0. insmod mdacon

    1. make sure you have a /dev/tty13 with the right numbers

    2a. add to /etc/inittab 9:5:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty13 linux
    2b. kill -HUP init

    3a. edit /usr/lib/kbd/keytables, and change your .map so
    keycode 59 = F1 F11 Console_13
    control keycode 59 = F1
    alt keycode 59 = Console_1
    control alt keycode 59 = Console_1
    shift alt keycode 59 = Console_13
    3b. loadkeys

    4. press alt-ctrl-f1

    If that doesn't work.. I had to play with the switches of my mda (actually
    a ATI Wonder) card to make it work.. I wonder if I could get documentation
    of those switches..

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