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Re: Multi-User X machine (Was: runlevels remodeled)

* Daniel Stone <daniel@fooishbar.org> [2005-08-16 01:09:53]:

> On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 02:59:17PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > [Steinar H. Gunderson]
> > > How do you make this work? Last time I tried it, X would only show
> > > the one connected to the ???active??? virtual console, and blanked
> > > the other.
> > 
> > It need some patches to the kernel and X.  I'm not sure how many of
> > these are included in the mainstream kernel and X implementation yet.
> > Check out
> > <URL:http://wired-vig.wired.com/news/infostructure/0,1377,64163,00.html>
> > and <URL:http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7852> for the story of
> > HPs system making four desktop seats available from one machine.
> Ubuntu implements this from the installer down (although only for the
> special cases of four nVidia, MGA, or ATI cards, and even then you
> may need to fiddle with the configuration a little bit), with a
> bunch of patches to xorg -- no kernel patches required.  Those
> patches are now in X.Org HEAD.

wasnt it me who included the interesting patches into the
*debian* kernel a year ago?

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