Input Devices

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Tue Aug 2 12:37:03 PDT 2005

On 8/2/05, Jim Gettys <Jim.Gettys at> wrote:
> Could be.  Hotplug of screens is not science fiction; we've already had
> this case on handheld devices, and PCI express allows for hot plug

X screen hotplug failed every time a presenter went to the podium at
OLS. I was running Windows (it was my wife's laptop and she won't let
me put Linux on it) and the hotplug happened without problem when I
plugged into the projector.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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