[Pm-utils] chvt is a quirk (at least with current nvidia binary drivers)

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Mon Jun 30 06:07:36 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 07:04:38AM -0500, Victor Lowther wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 12:40 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > The kernel will do a chvt even if you don't.
> That is an even better reason to not do a chvt if we don't have to worry
> about racing with X to reinitialize a video card.

It's certainly an optimisation, but the time taken to switch between two 
text consoles is pretty tiny.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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