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Old 11-10-2005, 11:09 PM   #1
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3 Monitors, is it possible?


I'm looking into configuring an old machine(actually group of machines, a cluster, w/ one head node), to have 3 monitors. I have one video card in it, which I know works, and I'd be purchasing a second video card(Matrox G450 Dual Head) which is supposed to have dual monitor capability. Would this allow me to have 3 monitors setup(if my Xorg.conf was set up correctly)? Thanks.
 
Old 11-11-2005, 04:16 AM   #2
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It can but it will not be easy.ves lilo, choocing linux ir runs kernel and gives error message(something like this, i don't remember all):

mountin root filesystem:
 
Old 11-11-2005, 08:28 PM   #3
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can you explain more clearly? I'm sorry, I 'm not sure I fully understand.
 
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Sorry, about the above. It seems that linuxquestions screwd up the transmission.

What I said is Linux can do it but it will not be easy.
 
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Sorry, about the above. It seems that linuxquestions screwd up the transmission.
Never heard of that one before .
 
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so what makes it so difficult? Configuration?
 
Old 11-13-2005, 02:36 PM   #7
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so what makes it so difficult? Configuration?
Your biggest problem would probably be to configure it to work on all three monitors. If you would do it wrong, you would only get one or two working.
Let's see what google says...: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=378382 http://www.realtimesoft.com/multimon/linux/mandrake7/ That should get you started.
 
  


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