support for HW_SKIP_CONSOLE breaks use by blind people

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Thu Jan 10 06:27:06 PST 2013

Michal Suchanek, le Thu 10 Jan 2013 15:20:21 +0100, a écrit :
> Dummy driver sets the flag because it does not need console and then
> the console is not open although evedev which requires console and
> does not set the flag is loaded later.

Which is what I mentioned in yet another mail during the thread (placing
the xf86OpenConsole call). Please just read mails.

> X server saves the flag when it's set on the first driver and opens
> the console when it is not set on the first driver

Not on just the first driver. As of the current code state, on any video
driver that does not set the SKIP flag.


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