DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-11
Re: Hal and DragonFly
> Ubuntu may not, but many others do - either with modular Xorg OR (NetBSD) even
> with XF86.
Not reeeeally though. For example, if you have a new Nvidia card and Xorg thinks
you're supposed to use the 'nv' driver but then nothing works because the card
is too new. Or you have any type of VIA Chrome card (which is even worse). The
list goes on...
The vesa driver supports many widescreen resolutions including the ones you
mentioned. In other words, the vesa driver isn't limited to VESA standard
resolutions. It's not so complicated for a person to switch to his favorite xorg
driver after install.
No big deal though, if people think that Xorg autodetection is sufficiently
good, that's what we'll use.
Chalmers University of Technology, SWE
Department of Computer Science and Engineering