[CentOS] question on 'VGA in" card

Wed Dec 13 08:29:51 UTC 2006
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 13/12/06, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is there a solution under linux that can accept
> video in from another source and show it
> but also be able to turn that source off (in an automated way)
> and show the normal linux console.
> Then (in an automated way) switch back and show the
> external source again.
> So I want to normally be showing an external VGA input,
> then based on some event switch the monitor output to
> the normal linux console, then based on another event
> switch back to the external VGA signal again.

Could you do something cunning with Xvfb ?