Author of Multimon

Jaco Greeff (
Fri, 5 Apr 1996 16:36:19 +0200 (GMT+0200)

> > I don't know if anybody contacted you yet, but recently on the kernel
> > mailing list there has been a lot of talk about implementing dual monitor
> > support.
> >
> > A lot of people have come forward to say that they are willing to work
> > on/debug/test such a part. I'm interrested. I downloaded multimon and will
> > get my hands on a MDA card/screen next week for some tests of my own.
> This sounds really cool. I get linux.kernel from a mailserver here at CMU.
> I was thinking about setting up a multimon mailing list. I just got back
> from spring break this week, so I haven't been up to date on the mailing
> lists yet. BTW, I am still working on the code, and have done a number of
> bugfixes/added features. The kernel I am using right now is 1.3.72, and I
> plan to upgrade to the latest kernel. This is going to be a lot of work,
> since the video driver changed recently, but I should have working code for
> 1.3.75+ out in about a week.
> Thanks for your offer of testing the code - a number of people have done
> this, and I have gotten great feedback that gave me new ideas. One of the
> newest things is configurable kernel bootparameters that allow you to switch
> which VC's are on which monitor.
> See you later,
> Zach Amsden
> or
> when I haven't overhacked and broken my kernel

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