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SubjectRe: CHALLENGE!!! =)
On Thu, 13 Aug 1998, Tygrys wrote:

> > This is a challenge for me ... and those who don't know how to
> > do it. =) How can I plug in a second SCREEN on a second VIDEO CARD in linux?
> >
> > I mean : I have a 15" SVGA Screen which I use in X-windows, and I would like
> > to plugin a 14" VGA Screen on a second video card....
> >
> > Do you know that?
>
> Not possible. The ,,excelent'' pc architecture allows only one (S)VGA
> graphic card. However, you can plug in a VGA and a hercules :-)

You can plug in two cards that support it. Matrox Millenium,
Mystique support it, as do most S3 cards I believe. I think even
a lowly Cirrus Logic supports it.

The second and further cards do not act as VGA cards, but rather
remap all I/O and video mem.

It used to be so that 2 VGA cards wouldn't work in a system
together, but most common video cards work in a system now
together I believe, just not as VGA's.

I'm no authority, but I know it can be done.


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