Subject: Re: more than one X session via virtual consoles?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/2001 14:40:38
Frederick Bruckman writes:
> I would do that too, for the computer I share with my kids, except the
> virtual consoles aren't supported for the Voodoo 3. I was running two
> Xservers at different resolutions for a while, though (on a different
> computer), and it mostly worked fine. The only problem I recall is,
> the Xserver needs to have it's virtual console in the foreground to
> finish initializing, so simple adding a line to "Xservers" for "xdm"
> didn't quite work, as they both tried to start at nearly the same
> time, so I ended up having to start them with a script and also
> switching to the second server manually at boot time.
You can also start extra X servers via /etc/ttys and get the main xdm
to manage them.