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=== 2012-03-08 ===
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Second monitor wasn't set up, added it to xorg.conf as a second X Screen (this will allow for disconnections w/o affecting Screen0). Noticed that attempting to restart X lead to it hitting 100% and hanging. Killed it, and kdm brought it up okay the next time & for a re-test. Should be okay on reboot (didn't test this). Gnome didn't handle a screen stretched across the two screens well (lacking Xinerama support?), which is why I went with the two-XScreen approach. The nouveau driver supports xrandr properly, so would be a better choice for frequent re-connections (at a cost of worse 3d support).
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Note: Why is it using kdm for gnome? Loading gtk and qt for login is expensive.
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15:22, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
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=== 2011-11-16 Operator: Mark ===
 
=== 2011-11-16 Operator: Mark ===
 
Created logbook
 
Created logbook

Revision as of 15:22, 8 March 2012

2012-03-08

Second monitor wasn't set up, added it to xorg.conf as a second X Screen (this will allow for disconnections w/o affecting Screen0). Noticed that attempting to restart X lead to it hitting 100% and hanging. Killed it, and kdm brought it up okay the next time & for a re-test. Should be okay on reboot (didn't test this). Gnome didn't handle a screen stretched across the two screens well (lacking Xinerama support?), which is why I went with the two-XScreen approach. The nouveau driver supports xrandr properly, so would be a better choice for frequent re-connections (at a cost of worse 3d support).

Note: Why is it using kdm for gnome? Loading gtk and qt for login is expensive. 15:22, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

2011-11-16 Operator: Mark

Created logbook