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X server in dom0 (was: ... Bad VBT signature)

Has there been any progress, further thoughts, or sudden insights about this? I was hoping to run Xen on 6.0, but reading through the thread it doesn't seem likely.

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 09:50:02AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

I suspect most users of /dev/mem wants non-RAM ressources,
and so wants machine addresses. I can't think of a use case that
would want to access regular RAM through /dev/mem

In fact, that really should not be allowed at all at securelevel > 0.

Here's a somewhat uninformed idea: Could there be a separate way of addressing what X needs to see, call it /dev/devicemem say, that avoids having to mix the two address spaces under the same device?


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