Multiple X servers with DRI

Alan Hourihane alanh at
Fri Jul 21 02:54:28 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 11:40 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 10:12:00AM +0100, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > 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.
> It was bug in EXA memory allocator rather than DRI, I tested it again and seems
> to be ok.


> > > 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.
> Two instances of X server with i810 driver work pretty good except DRI.
> Anyway, more than one instance of X server is thought to be useless?

I didn't say that, I just said it's not routinely tested. So it should
work just as before but without DRI, if you have it already working.


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