[PATCH v2 0/3] Reworked patches to make non-seat0 X servers work with non-KMS video drivers
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Apr 29 18:51:02 PDT 2014
On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 11:19:12AM -0300, Laércio de Sousa wrote:
> Since version 198, systemd-logind no longer requires a framebuffer device
> to create a new seat (it's sufficient to assing at least one suitable device
> tagged as "master-of-seat" in udev to a new seat in order to create it).
> It opens the possibility to configure multiseat properly using multiple
> graphics cards with non-KMS drivers (like NVIDIA proprietary ones).
> However, some fixes in Xorg server are still needed to make it start properly
> with a non-KMS video driver if an option "-seat seatXXXX",
> where "seatXXXX" is not "seat0", is passed.
> Patch 1 is mandatory, since it fixes a bug where a non-seat0 X server ends with a
> "No devices detected" error, if it tries to start with a non-KMS video driver.
> Patches 2-3 are highly recommended to make this solution DM-independent. Without them,
> one needs to pass a custom config file via "-config", which may be unsedirable
> or even impossible (e.g. if using GDM), if these settings should be targeted to
> a particular seat only.
> Laércio de Sousa (2):
> xfree86: allow fallback to PCI bus probe for graphics devices on
> non-seat0 X servers (#66851)
> xfree86: add short description about MatchSeat key in xorg.conf man
> Oleg Samarin (1):
> xfree86: add new key MatchSeat to xorg.conf sections "Device",
> "Screen", and "ServerLayout"
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86Bus.c | 4 ++--
> hw/xfree86/common/xf86Config.c | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
> hw/xfree86/man/xorg.conf.man | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
> hw/xfree86/parser/Device.c | 6 ++++++
> hw/xfree86/parser/Layout.c | 6 ++++++
> hw/xfree86/parser/Screen.c | 6 ++++++
> hw/xfree86/parser/xf86Parser.h | 3 +++
> hw/xfree86/parser/xf86tokens.h | 1 +
> 8 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
all three merged, thanks.
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