Steve,
Your source for danger??? Just a question how it was determined it was
really dual proc
that causes Matrox dual head problems. Its been a while too since I have
used
dual proc and the dual head set up but we never really got ant good info out
of Dell
or Matrox back then.

Robert M. Wolfe, C.I.D.
[EMAIL PROTECTED]

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Wiseman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 1:48 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Good Dual head video card combination for Protel.


>
>
> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Harry Selfridge wrote:
>
> > After much experimentation, we settled on dual-head Matrox cards.  They
are
> > very stable, and Matrox is constantly improving the firmware and
> > drivers.  Update downloads are available on the Matrox website at
> > reasonably frequent intervals - even for older cards.
>
> Danger, Will Robinson! The Matrox drivers, at least unitil very recently
> when I gave up trying, do _not_ work on twin-CPU machines. (I tend to run
> twins, so I can have Specctra battering away in the background, but keep
> on Protelling on the other).
>   If someone knows a way round this, I'll be back to using Matrox like a
> shot, but at the moment, I'm ATI-single-heading it. Grump...
>
> Steve
>

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