Rocco Stanzione grasshopper at linuxkungfu.org
Wed Mar 8 13:44:20 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 08 March 2006 05:43, Simon Edwards wrote:
> Actually you stand a good chance of crashing the machine by trying to run
> random drivers on random hardware.

I'm not advocating that.  I'm suggesting that (using an nvidia card as an 
example here) based on your hardware and/or your driver selection at install 
time etc., xorg would cycle through nvidia, nv and vesa, in that order, until 
one works or it runs out of drivers to try.  You're right - I can't imagine 
watching my computer cycle through every available video driver in an attempt 
to get X working.

Rocco Stanzione

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