RandR 1.2 feedback
xavier.bestel at free.fr
Thu Nov 23 00:04:33 PST 2006
On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 17:38 -0800, Andy Ritger wrote:
> - The proposed spec lets the client separately configure the X screen
> size and each CRTC. This has very nice flexibility in that each piece
> can be separately controlled.
> One minor downside is that it takes multiple requests to reconfigure
> things, and if one request fails, then the client may need to unravel
> the previous requests to restore the X server to the previous state.
Would being able to change several settings atomically solve that
> For our research into display configuration in the NVIDIA driver,
> we've used the idea of a MetaMode as a container of an X screen's
> configuration: X screen size, per-output mode, mode positioning,
> panning, etc. A client can use NV-CONTROL protocol to dynamically
> add new MetaModes to an X screen (the X screen contains a list of
> MetaModes); then, the client separately switches which MetaMode the
> X screen should use.
Wouldn't MetaModes list explode with the number of Gfx cards plugged in
a PC ?
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