xserver problems

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 19:00:27 PDT 2013

Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 05:07:31PM -0700, Bill Spitzak wrote:
>> Though I agree that the built-in default should load the wlshm
>> driver if needed, this is not the problem I am trying to fix.
>> My /etc/X11/xorg.conf file contains 'Driver "nv"'. This causes the
>> wayland xserver to fail. This will happen whether or not wlshm or
>> wlegl drivers are needed. I suspect there is a lot of other crap in
>> my xorg.conf that will mess up the wayland xserver, not just this
>> driver line.
> The drivers that understand xwayland opt-in but setting the
> HW_SKIP_CONSOLE flag in the DriverRec driver func.  It's not the most
> clear way to opt in, but it should suffice to keep any existing hw ddx
> driver from loading when you run the xserver in xwayland mode.  Thus,
> nv should fail to load causing the server to skip to the next driver
> in the fallback list, which should be wlshm.  Changing the fallback
> driver in the xwayland case would be a good patch.

Then it is possible there is something else in my xorg.conf file that 
breaks this. I still feel it would be better to not read it at all.

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