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Fedora 10 - A Detailed Discussion on 13 Prime Features

Oct 27, 2008, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"7. Kernel Modes Sharing for Graphics

"The title itself may disinterest you. But believe me it is not. In words of Fedora:

"Currently, most graphics modes are initialized during the X server startup. Kernel Modesetting moves this process from the X server's DDX drivers to the kernel, and it enables several new features including:
Improved Graphical Boot
Faster fast user switching
Seamless X server switching
Graphical panic messages

"So basically fast user switching will be faster and smoother, making Fedora more pleasant for non-technical and casual users. Memory management will be better over all."

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