[Xorg] The big multiconsole nasty

Egbert Eich eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Mon Jul 5 06:18:35 PDT 2004

Alan Cox writes:
 > On Sul, 2004-07-04 at 12:52, Egbert Eich wrote:
 > > We can change the default by changing one or two lines in the code.
 > > The reason that we is conf1 instead of the kernel interface is that
 > > I thought the latencies may be somewhat lower when using it for RAC.
 > The latency probably is. There is also a real risk that during your
 > conf sequence someone else will come along and do other conf operations
 > (off an IRQ or another processor) however.

Yes, I realize this ;-) Therefore it needs to be fixed.

I'll commit a patch which will change the default behavior to use the
OS provided method if one is available.
One can still override this using an option - if this person finds the
correct option name.


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