[kwlug-disc] Switch between monitors
chris at chrisirwin.ca
Thu Apr 5 14:14:56 EDT 2012
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:15, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Get one today! Astonishing! (Note, not for games, etc.)
> 3 monitors on my wee little Asus Eee PC 1201n.
> (For some reason, thermal event frequency has increased, though) :P
I've considered it, but how well supported is it? From some brief
research , it looks like displaylink devices require configuration
in xorg.conf, which I find silly (statically configure hot-pluggable
display devices?). It also appears that they end up being a separate X
screen (versus another viewport on the current screen). Things may
have improved since, however. I can't find anything that indicates
that, though. If you have one, you might be able to provide some
Furthermore, I found this on the Arch Linux wiki, which may cause
issues for my nvidia-based laptop.
"Cannot start in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs for all
I have not yet been able to correct this issue. It seems like it's
an incompatibility between fbdev and nvidia driver.
<chris at chrisirwin.ca>
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