Subject: Re: DDB vs Freeze
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/28/2000 23:13:17
In article <200001281805.KAA00381@lestat.nas.nasa.gov>,
Jason Thorpe <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hal Murray <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I was thinking of an entry in the kernel where the display driver
> > could call in and register a procedure to be called on the way to/from
> > DDB. If nobody calls in to register then nothing happens.
> My point is that even the VGA driver wouldn't know how to do this, right
> now, because the method is different for every VGA card on the market.
But the X server knows, and could tell the VGA driver.