On Wed, 2008-04-30 at 10:56 +0200, Adam Tkac wrote: > - your xyz driver is broken and you want use vesa temporarily Once again, look to Windows. Implement a rescue mode of some sort that falls back to VESA or even plain VGA if that fails. (Does VESA ever not work anymore? Do we even support plain VGA anymore? I still remember the days when cards didn't have VESA in them... :) Automatically trigger it when X Keeps Crashing, plus some kind of manual trigger for other cases, possibly triggered by a kernel command line option, which GRUB could then be modified to provide a friendly user interface for... > - you want use some external module (like vnc module) Make modules like this dynamically runtime loadable, and possibly un-loadable. Or hell, just load it all the time, in a disabled state if it is unwanted. (Though I think doing VNC outside the X server is probably the Right Thing, but the fact remains vnc.so is still way faster and more reliable than Vino, and I'm not sure how this would work out for physically-headless VNC servers...) > - you are user who needs fine-grained configuration (autoconfiguration > is good for masses but sometimes people needs more) Runtime loadable modules, and fully dynamic runtime reconfiguration... (But you guys probably know all this.) Oh the future is bright, soon we will no longer be trailing embarrassingly behind Windows and OSX, and take our rightful place as leaders. :) Nice work, all Xorg hackers!
Description: This is a digitally signed message part