Re: [offtopic] dual vga?

Martin Mares (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 18:35:13 +0200

> This may or may not be a kernel issue, but is there a way to have a
> dual-head machine with two vga cards in it? (as opposed to vga+mda)

With ISA cards it's impossible since the I/O and memory addresses
conflict with each other. With several PCI cards it's possible, but
I know no drivers supporting it (AFAIK, different cards do configuration
of addresses in different ways).

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"Foolproof operation:  All parameters are hard coded."

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