multiseat, -sharevts, and suspend/hibernate

McDonald, Michael-p7438c Michael.McDonald at
Tue May 12 17:37:50 PDT 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Nicholson [mailto:dbn.lists at] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 4:51 PM
> To: McDonald, Michael-p7438c
> Cc: vignatti at; xorg at
> Subject: Re: multiseat, -sharevts, and suspend/hibernate

> If your server is rootless, than by necessity it must properly obtain
> resources and will not be allowed to stomp on another processes'
> resources.

  Ahhh. You're defining the kernel's KMS screen as the "root window",
therefore all window systems, X included, are rootless. Got it. Thanks.

Mike McDonald

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