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SubjectRe: [PATCH 34/36] tty: Add a new VT mode which is like VT_PROCESS but doesn't require a VT_RELDISP ioctl call
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 07:53:10PM -0400, Ari Entlich wrote:
> ----- "Greg KH" <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> > So, are you happy with this in Linus's tree, or do you want it
> > reverted?
>
> The problems with this patch include:
> 1. There's at least one subtlety I overlooked - switching between X servers
> (i.e. from one X VT to another) still requires the cooperation of both
> X servers. I was assuming that KMS eliminated this.
> 2. It hasn't been tested at all (no X server patch exists which uses the
> new mode).
>
> So yes, I think it would be wise to revert it. I'll resubmit the patch (in
> a changed form or otherwise) when I've resolved these issues.
>
> I apologize again for being late in telling you this stuff.

No problem, I'll go queue up the revert.

thanks,

greg k-h


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