[Xorg] The big multiconsole nasty

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 6 11:17:10 PDT 2004

--- Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> Which is why I'd like to see some experimentation in this area. We've
> discovered several places where the current 'everything in user mode'

Other areas to consider:

1) If we stop doing things in user mode, X doesn't have to run as root
any more.

2) Don't for get about OpenGL. In the model where X runs on top of
OpenGL, the OpenGL system has already taken care of all of the video
hardware before X even loads.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at yahoo.com

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