Integrating OS power management with the X server

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at
Tue Oct 26 13:42:00 PDT 2004

Le lun 25/10/2004 à 22:20, Keith Packard a écrit :
> Around 10 o'clock on Oct 25, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > I'd like more information as to what the X server actually does with this
> > event.
> To ensure a reasonable chance of recovery, the X server switches back to 
> whatever mode the video card started in.  To allow the video card to be 
> powered down, it also pulls all data out of the card back into memory.

Why isn't a simple xrefresh() (i.e. asking all windows to redraw
themselves) sufficient ?

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