xserver without DDX video driver.
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Mar 17 11:17:19 PDT 2011
On 03/17/11 06:44 AM, kumar vemuri wrote:
> The DDX video driver module loaded into the xserver talks to the
> DRM for its functionality.
Some of them do, but not all of them.
> a. What happens when the video driver is not available? Am guessing that
> the xserver will fallback to a s/w mode in the absence of 2D
> acceleration/2D driver (GPU). If this is true, can someone point me to
> the source code in xserver of this s/w fallback routines/functions.
When Xorg is set to autoconfig, then it will try to fallback to another
video driver, usually vesa. If no driver can be found, then it exits
with a fatal error.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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