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Old 03-02-09, 03:38 PM   #8
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Default Re: Feature Request: KMS support

Originally Posted by gbil View Post
More or less my understanding of plymouth is that is will make the transition easier, minimizing the current flickering and thus presenting the user with a feel of better integration and speed. Nevertheless this is not a must just an addition.
It'll make the transition smoother, sure, and that's clearly why people want it.

Originally Posted by gbil View Post
On the other hand KMS is something bigger which I believe leads to getting the hardware handle out of X server and into the kernel.
This is an implementation detail that's specific to DRI/GEM and has nothing to do with the NVIDIA driver.
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