Elektrified X.org released (was: X configuration paradigm, and a proposal)

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 22:52:10 EET 2004

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 19:44:08 +0000, Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> On Maw, 2004-11-30 at 18:23, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > David,
> >
> > I agree with you and Kristian and I have started work, specifically on
> > the input system side to do exactly what you suggest.  Similar
> > work ought to be done someday for the screens themselves (hotplug being
> > a reality even for screens; today with PCMCIA and PCI express is just
> > beginning to ship).
> Mobility Electronics have been shipping cardbus hotplug video for about
> 5 or 6 years now (E1000V). They make fun toys for this sort of testing
> and are cheap on ebay generally 8)

For that matter, AGP and even PCI video cards have been able to change
resolution, colordepth, type and number of outputs, etc. on the fly
for even longer.


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