Subject: Re: Status of AGP with XFree86 4.1.0 DRI?
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/19/2001 15:30:20
On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 11:46:47PM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> For the DRI code to work, the kernel modules will need to be ported to
> NetBSD. The AGP kernel interface is practically the same, since our
> AGP code is based on FreeBSD's. 
> However, the module source does use things like storing private data
> per opened instance of the device. I'm not sure if it really needs to
> do that, but if so, then out current device driver interface isn't
> really suited for it (it can be done, but it needs a horrible hack).

If only a single X server is loaded will this be a problem?  Or does
the server open the device multiple times?