Re: 'Switch User' action

On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 16:00, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 14:57, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > Not only do you need a good machine, you also need the right machine,
> > since running multiple copies of an xserver doesn't work for many
> > XFree86 drivers. And if it doesn't work it just hangs the machine. This
> > is why we disable this for Red Hat.
> Aaaaaaaah, I see.  I always wondered why RH disable this very useful
> feature of GDM.
> It does work well for the nvidia and matrox cards we have here, could
> the drivers be modified to refuse to start a new server instead of
> hanging?

If we know exactly which drivers and for which particular combinations
of driver revisions and card revisions. Do we? not really...

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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He's a benighted coffee-fuelled inventor possessed of the uncanny powers of an 
insect. She's a time-travelling extravagent lawyer operating on the wrong side 
of the law. They fight crime! 

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