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Jon Akers wrote:
> Arthur Sherman wrote:
>> 2 displays connected to same box with different output.
>> As an example:
>> Assume car PC system;
>> There are 2 LCD displays instralled into headrests, playing media file
>> simultaneously on both - usual stuff, VGA hub;
>> There is a LCD display in front of driver, running GPS Navigator.
>> Can I physically connect them to same box and have such an effect?
>> Is this possible at all?
>> I need to find a solution, even it involves dual VGA card or else.
>> Your help is highly appreciated.
> This shouldn't be an issue, really. What will be interesting is if you
> want two different input locations for the two displays. That would make
> life a bit more interesting.
> For the two displays, basically all you need are two different video
> cards in the system. Then you can run two copies of X on the system and
> have them attach to each video card.
Nvidia chips support "twin-head", two displays with the same or
different content. Many cards with those chips have multiple display
outputs, usually with different connectors but somethings with the same.
X uses :0.0 for the first and :0.1 for the second.
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