xserver without DDX video driver.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Mar 18 07:56:48 PDT 2011

On 03/18/11 05:15 AM, kumar vemuri wrote:
> c) what is the difference between a vesa driver and a dummy driver? 

VESA drives a hardware graphics device, using the least common denominator
VESA standard - you'll see its output on your monitor.  Dummy just allocates
some virtual memory and draws pictures there, never interacting with any
graphics hardware, so the output isn't displayed anywhere.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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