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[directfb-users] Re: G450 two outputs (X primary, DirectFB secondary)
On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 03:35:42PM +0100, Maarten den Braber wrote: > I've patched a 2.4.24 kernel according to  and recompiled MPlayer. > I'm able to display video with '-vo dfbmga' on the secondary head of my > G450. But when I'm playing a video on the secondary head, the desktop on > my primary head disappears! The primary head uses the Xfree86 mga driver > on the first framebuffer (/dev/fb0). I've tried putting 'no-vt-switch' > and 'no-vt-switching' in /etc/directfb, but no luck. Don't even think about doing that. You would get some serious corruption when the two drivers would use the card at the same time. > Can anyone give me any pointers on how to have output on *both* heads of > my videocard: a desktop on the first and simultaneous TV output on the > second head? If it would involve running XDirectFB instead of the > regular X11 it's no problem, but I haven't got a clue (or decent HOWTO) > how to do that. You need XDirectFB. The instructions are in the XDirectFB README. > I hope you can help me out. Also tips about running Freevo with DirectFB > would be very welkome because I haven't been able to get that running > with DirectFB (pygame error). I've never tried freevo so I can't help you. You could try asking on the freevo forums. -- Ville Syrjälä email@example.com http://www.sci.fi/~syrjala/ -- Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject.