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Fedora 10 - A Detailed Discussion on 13 Prime Features

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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"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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