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Distribution: compiled from scratch, and a gentoo system
I know that there is a card that makes this possiable in windows. I saw an add for it in a magazine which I can't seem to find at the moment, but it basically does exactly what you just described.
I doubt very much that their are linux drivers for it at this time though.
You can get a cheap PCI graphics card which you can use for a second monitor, and you might be able to fix up something fancy with kbd, or some low level c as long as your key boards use diffrent inputs (i.e. PS/2 and USB).
Sounds like a fun project actually..... *sigh* I wish I had two monitors/keyboards.....
zaphodiv is right. I am just about to set it up for myself. I plan to be using the 2.6 kernel as soon as I have a chance to install it (seems like most are using 2.4). Either kernel needs to be patched and from what I have read XFree also needs to be patched. If you want a dualhead from four input devices (2 mice 2 keyboards) two of them need to be usb (I am not sure on limitations). I also found two other good sites besides "XFree Local Multi-User HOWTO" which is duplicated everywhere. Here are then the three I have been reading, all of which seem to updated regularly.