[PD] gem dual screen linux

patrick patrick at 11h11.com
Sun Nov 21 16:55:26 CET 2004


i'm running gem with an ati card on linux. i'm using the driver from

if you want, i can test your patch with my system?

also, i can't use xv output in pdp with dual head setup... only glx or sdl.


----- Original Message -----
From: "cyrille henry" <cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr>
To: "patrick" <puredata at 11h11.com>
Cc: "PDlist" <pd-list at iem.at>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2004 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: [PD] gem dual screen linux

> hello,
> thanks, create :0.1 works fine.
> in order to test this configuration, i run a patch using 80% cpu. after
> 5 min my system completly freeze : nothings move exept my mouse. no sound.
> the only thing I was able to do is to connect to my computer with sssh
> from another computer : XFree86 was using 99% cpu.
> a reboot command does have no effect, I had to press the power buttton.
> for me, it looks like a problem with the ATI drivers (?)
> how does peoples uses ATI card under linux (wich driver)?
> thanks
> cyrille
> patrick a écrit :
> > hi cyrille,
> >
> > in gem use [create :0.1<
> >
> > if you want to test you setup:
> > DISPLAY=:0.1 xclock
> >
> > (time will appear on the second head).
> > patrick

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