[CentOS] Triple- or Quad-display single-card graphics solutions

Tue Aug 20 20:41:59 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Dale Dellutri wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 1:52 PM, Glenn Eychaner <geychaner at mac.com> wrote:
>> So, after some discussion of our new control workstations, we are
>> iterating in on a solution; we are looking at a 1U short-depth SuperMicro
>> SuperServer 5017R-MF with a graphics card in the PCI-Ex16 expansion
>> slot. However, the display requirements have increased to 3 or more
>> for future expansion, so I was wondering whether anyone had any experience
>> with triple- or quad-display single card solutions. Thus far, I have found
>> two promising solutions:
>> NVidia NVS 510 or 450
> I have an nVidia 510 in a Dell Optiplex 9010, small form factor computer
> using CentOS 6.4.  It works well with the standard nouveau driver.

Or you can use the proprietary, which builds nicely.
> However, I like the NVS 510 and I'll use them in the future.
> Is the NVS 450 card one or two GPUs?  If two, you'll have two video cards
> and you'll probably have to stitch the monitors together with xinerama.

I wouldn't - try either the nVidia control panel, or xrandr.