Will Mir allow a safe mode?

Thomas Voß thomas.voss at canonical.com
Sun Jun 30 15:29:06 UTC 2013

Hey there,

we are tracking this issue here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/mir/+bug/1118903
Daniel is looking into supporting a fallback/non-accelerated Mir backend.



On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 8:13 PM, Ma Xiaojun <damage3025 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> It will be wrong if we say Windows never have driver issue for GPUs.
> But Windows maintains a good bottom line in a sense that even if the
> GPU driver is not working properly, users won't be thrown to a command
> prompt; only smaller resolution and less available colors.
> Troubleshooting X issues is another story. Unix maturity is certainly
> a prerequisite of X troubleshooting.
> Now Mir is coming. Can Mir resolve the old X sucksage? I guess the
> problem is not only related to Mir, a working desktop shell that is
> suitable for safe mode is needed.
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