Start Xorg with background image

kirthika varadarajan kirthikaiitm at
Mon Feb 9 22:07:21 PST 2015

Hi Jaspar,
 Thanks for the information.

 I am using the DDX driver xf86-video-imxfb-vivante. I will check whether
it supports or not.
 Can you suggest me any sample DDX driver which does support -background
none functionality.??

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 1:08 AM, Jasper St. Pierre <jstpierre at>

> "-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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