Extended desktop

Reinhard Tartler siretart at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 02:26:03 CDT 2005

On 9/5/05, Travis C Newman <panickedthumb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I have never been able to set up an extended desktop display on ANYTHING
> > > successfully, so I'm not really sure how to set this up. It's a Latitude
> > > d410 with intel i810 video. If anyone can help out on how to set that up
> > > to test it, I'll love you forever.
> >
> > Currently, there's no UI for doing this. As far as the LaptopTesting
> > stuff goes, the answer ought to be that it's unsupported.
> Oh, I don't need a UI for it. I never really use any of the UIs for
> anything, at least for about a half a year. But if you say that it's
> unsupported I trust you :)

I'm using this successfully on radeon with mergedfb, works quite fine
with some itches. with i810, I cannot get it working at all: it
results in SIGILL in bios code (signal 4 from syscall).
There is still much work for that. :(


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