Multiple X server, one GPU, two outputs
Right now I have two cards in my computer. A Radeon HD3870 and a GeForce 8400GS. I can start two seperate X-servers by executing:
There's no problem there. My actual question is: since the Radeon HD3870 is a dualhead card (ie. Multiple outputs, 2x DVI), could I start seperate X-servers on both outputs (with OSS drivers)? I know I can achieve this with Xephyr, but I don't want to rely on that.
Xorg -layout seat0
Xorg -layout seat1
This way I can remove the Nvidia card and save some power consumed by it.
Edit: Woops, this should be in 'X.Org & Mesa', shouldn't it?
Changes to xorg.conf due to xrandr
I found this Debian howto informative why some of the old configuration methods don't work:
What I would like to find, is what is xrandr's design directions for future items.