two monitors, two displays, one PC

Sahil Tandon sahil at
Thu Jun 12 02:31:20 UTC 2008

John Wynstra <jwynstra at> wrote:

> In the last 4 months I bought a new monitor to replace the one that clunked 
> out in me.  I am currently using it with an old PS2 type keyboard and mouse 
> attached to a creaky old desktop that will eventually be replaced.  Likely 
> I will want to replace it with a laptop with wifi and a lot more memory and 
> hard drive so that I can take it with me.  Can I still use the old monitor 
> as a second display?

> Can this be done?  Is it done?  What are the issues?

You can search for FreeBSD + dual monitors on google and find some examples + 
usual pitfalls.

Sahil Tandon <sahil at>

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