[Xorg] The big multiconsole nasty

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Jul 2 10:56:03 PDT 2004

Around 19 o'clock on Jul 2, Egbert Eich wrote:

> My conclusion was that one should move the entire device and 
> chipset probing (currently Probe() and PreInit() in the X drivers)
> to an external deamon. This would also take care of the access control
> among different Xserver instances. 

Would you also consider moving the mode configuration logic to this 
daemon?  With that in place, the mode selection would no longer be tied to 
the X server itself so that other systems could take advantage of it.  
I'm particularily interested in getting mesa-solo running for some cards.


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