[Xorg] The big multiconsole nasty
eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Sun Jul 4 04:25:37 PDT 2004
Keith Packard writes:
> 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.
Right. That's what is ultimately going to happen.
I'm thinking about starting a project for that. I just need to get
a few pieces together. A lot of code is presently in the Xserver that
can be used as a model for the functionalities needed.
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