Multiple X servers with DRI

Alan Hourihane alanh at
Fri Jul 21 02:12:00 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 10:31 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> Hello,
> I noticed that for some parts of 2D acceleration is used 3D engine of hardware.
> This works only if DRI is successfully enabled (in the case of i810 driver, it's
> not checked in EXA and textured-video for availability of DRI.). 

That's not true. DRI does not have to be enabled, and if you are finding
it does, then I suspect it's a bug.

> However, does this mean that only one instance of accelerated X server can be 
> running in near future? (As DRI is unable to run in more than one instance.)

I'm not sure whether two instances has ever worked, and isn't something
that's routinely tested.


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