Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Sep 29 23:40:08 UTC 2009

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> That looks like a simple splitter that will just send the same signal
>> to both monitors.  They would both display the same image, not an 
>> extended desktop.
> That's what I thought too prior to hooking it up and trying it.  Since 
> then, I found DVI is able to detect separate output devices and send 
> the appropriate signal to each device.  

Interesting.  The DVI pinout shows that it has two sets of digital 
signals, so this cable probably just splits them out to a connector each 
for link 1 and link 2.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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