On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 06:36 -0800, Mel Flynn wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 August 2009 04:37:38 Coert Waagmeester wrote:
> > I am fairly new to FreeBSD. I use linux a lot.
> >
> > Am running FreeBSD 7.2 i386 with the nvidia 173 driver with an AGP
> > GeForce FX 5200.
> >
> >
> > My X works, with xinerama and two screens, perfectly,
> > but as soon as I hold down any key (like Backspace to remove a line of
> > text) X crashes.
> Any key? Even one that does not create scrolling on the screen? like 
> backspace 
> in an empty file?
> Unless someone else has seen this, sounds really hard to debug without a 
> coredump :/
> The only long shot I got to offer is that nvidia provides TwinView which does 
> the same as Xinerama and you might want to try that out instead. There's 
> detailed information about it in one of the Nvidia README's.

Twinview did indeed completely solve the problem!

What are the (dis)advantages of TwinView and Xinerama?


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