"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
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