Why does the Xorg server reset the output when last client disconnects?

Barry Scott barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Wed May 2 05:23:43 PDT 2007

Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 10:58 +0100, Barry Scott wrote:
>> I'm wondering if it is reasonable to prevent the server from doing the reset
>> when the last client disconnects?
> Try it for yourself:
> Xorg -noreset
Thanks I've added to my X service startup.

But I'd still like to know why the reset is there at all?


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