[lug] dual head card questions

Dan Ferris dan at usrsbin.com
Thu Feb 23 20:30:07 MST 2006

Do a search for Xinerama.

The easiest way I found is to get an NVIDIA card that has multiple outputs
and use NVIDIA's twin view.  That's what I have at home on my 6800GT card
and it works great.


> I've never installed a dual head video card for Linux. I was interested
> in finding out though about what might be recommended for very high
> quality 2D dual head for AGP 4x? No 3D access is required, but I wanted
> something that could easily scan 85Hz+ refresh at 1024x768 on both
> heads, with 24 bit RGB or 32 bit RGBA. In terms of single head, I've
> found the Oxygen VX-1 does an extraordinary job (very clean dot clock)
> for only a small cost, but unfortunately it isn't dual head.
> D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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