[linux-elitists] The desktop in your pocket
Mon Jan 26 01:21:07 PST 2004
Gary Sandine <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sun, 2004-01-25 at 17:30, D. Joe Anderson wrote:
>> Ones using xinerama, perhaps?
> I'm not sure what "address internal and external displays separately"
> means. I have used Xinerama, clone, and "traditional" dual head modes
> in laptops with ATI M6, M7, M9, and M10 chips, and with various NVIDIA
> Go chips. With Xinerama, one gets displays :0.0 and :0.1. In clone
> mode, one gets :0.0 at each head. In "traditional" mode, one gets
> displays :0.0 and :1.0.
With Xinerama, you get a single display with a single screen, :0.0,
that spans both heads. With traditional multi-head, you get a single
display with two screens, :0.0 and :0.1.
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