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2008 Linux Graphics Survey Results

Dec 22, 2008, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"The first question we had asked were which of the listed X.Org areas are you most interested in as an end-user.

"By far the area that most users are interested in is kernel mode-setting. For those who have yet to familiarize themselves with kernel mode-setting, it involves moving all of the mode-setting handling from the X.Org DDX driver and into the Linux kernel. The benefits of this include a flicker-free boot process since the GPU only needs to set its mode once, fast VT switching, the possibility of having graphical failure messages (think the Windows Blue Screen of Death on Windows), and ultimately should lead to a more robust environment."

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