[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 1/2] Mark the server as terminate-on-last-client-exit rather than regenning.

Barry Scott barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Wed Apr 22 13:34:10 CEST 2009

Eric Anholt wrote:
> It's a constant source of suffereing for both developers, and users who
> experience the crashes.  A -pogo of the server is 2.7 seconds on my machine
> with KMS, and we know we've got some low-hanging fruit, so we're not that
> concerned about the cost of fully restarting the server.  (The real costs
> are in the ScreenInit, anyway).

You are right that the bugs in regenning the Xserver are nasty. We had 
to code an init
sequence for our product that prevents the regenning of the server.

What we would have liked is to be able to prevent the regenning and to 
prevent the
Xserver exiting on last client as well.


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