Re: multiseat laptop?
On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 09:39:46PM -0500, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 01:26:58PM -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Probably laptop users here:
> > I now run a multiseat desktop: 1 PC + 2 /videocards/monitors/keybds/mice
> > with Sid and the right xorg.conf.
> > But that is a huge amount of gear.
> > Much better to do a multi-seat laptop: you would need a laptop with 2
> > nvidia cards and 4 usb plugs.
> > You would plug an extra monitor into the extra videocard and an extra
> > keybd/mouse into 2 usb ports + setp xorg.conf.
> > Does that exist?
> I'm missing something. How is a muti-seat desktop or laptop used? Why?
Two users, one computer. Remember the term "time sharing"?
But with hardware so cheap now it seems like a weird thing to do, especially
with a laptop.
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