[Techtalk] Slackware X and an MX440 w/ dual head videocard
hamster at hamsternet.org
Thu Oct 9 10:49:03 EST 2003
On Wed, 8 Oct 2003 22:57:53 -0400 (EDT)
Jennifer Davis <davi0302 at algonquinc.on.ca> wrote:
> I was wondering if there are any tricks out there to make my dual
> headed MX440 work with X? I have a Slackware 9.1 installation with the
> default version of X on it. I think it's 4.3??? I know the hardware is
> good as I have tested it with a different OS. The other peripherals are
> pretty straight-forward. I have a PS/2 Logitech scroll mouse and an IBM
> Model M keyboard (with a AT/XT to PS/2 adapter) in a US English layout.
For dual head systems to work, X needs to be compiled with Xinerama support.
I'm afraid I know nothing about slackware, so I have no idea what the deal
is with Xinerama and X with that particular distro.
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