On Wed, Apr 14, 1999 at 12:07:45AM +0100, Kevin Dunleavy mentioned:
> Sorry, I know this one has been done a few times, but I don't have access to
> my ILUG archive at the moment. (As an aside, who else keeps all the ILUG
> mail for searching later?)
>> Anyway, does Linux (RH5.2) care if I have a second video card installed?
> I have a RivaTNT in the AGP slot. If I stick cheapo PCI card into the system
> for Win98 multimonitor support, will Linux even notice?
> (The BIOS is set to see the AGP card before the PCI card.)
No. It won't notice. As long as you've set one card to be ignored by the
VGA pallette snoop, it'll boot no problems. If you get an Xserver that
supports both cards, and multi-head, then you are elected: you can run X on
both cards. Otherwise, you are stuck with XF86 on whatever card you load
the drivers for in your /etc/X11/XF86Config.
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