Is it normal to see DRI disabled when starting a second X-session?
eric at anholt.net
Tue May 6 14:10:49 PDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 22:04 +0200, Hugo Mildenberger wrote:
> I need to know if it is a currently normal behaviour that X is unable to use
> DRI/DRM for a second local second session.
> The context of this question is, that all recent xf86-video-intel drivers
> (beginning with xf86-video-i810-126.96.36.1992 until current git master) crash
> the system if I try to switch back to the original session. I already know
> the reason, but it's somwhat hairy to fix, and it's also a late consequence
> of X beeing unable to initialize DRI for the second login.
Yes, it's normal. It would be nice to fix it, and I think Dave Airlie's
been doing work in this area.
Eric Anholt anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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