Start Xorg with background image

Jasper St. Pierre jstpierre at
Mon Feb 9 16:08:56 PST 2015

"-background none" needs to be supported by the DDX to copy existing
framebuffer contents into the root window. What DDX are you using?

On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 10:37 PM, kirthika varadarajan <
kirthikaiitm at> wrote:

> Hi All,
>  From linux driver I am writing an image to video buffer.
>  When Xorg starts its clearing the video buffer and black screen is shown.
>  Is there any way to retain the image in framebuffer which is written by
> driver when
>  xorg starts.
> Any one have tried showing background image when Xorg starts or is there
> any way to modify Xorg library to retain the frame buffer contents.
>  Also I tried xorg with option -background none but still its clearing the
> window.
>  Suggest me the ways to retain the image.
> Thanks and Regards,
> Kiruthika
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