Why does fbdev_drv need a console?

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue Apr 9 16:10:02 PDT 2013


Christoph Theis, le Sat 06 Apr 2013 16:03:19 +0200, a écrit :
> So my questions are: Why would we need a console at all?

Well, at least to properly support console switching to get out/into the
Xserver I guess.

> And if a console may be required can it then be made optional?
> Or is there any other way to open the console somewhere else? I tried to
> start the X server with vtXX arguments but with no success.

Did you try the -sharevts option ? That's what is supposed to be used
for the usage you mentioned:

> I have a Raspberry Pi and want to use 2 monitors, each of them with
> its own X server. 


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