On Aug 9, 12:20am, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > Are there any plans to move (maybe it's already there) the
> > SGI version of Linux to a GGI-model design?
> > (see http://synergy.foo.net/~ggi/)
> Well, we have discussed using GGI. Last I checkend GGI was still itself
> in a state of flux and the last thing I want to do is to open another
> battle field. Technical reasons against GGI was mostly that the original
> design was very bloated as far as the kernel is affected. This has
> been improoved somwhat since.
I'm not so attached to the notion of GGI as much as for gfx
having an in-kernel-space presence in Linux (Linux/SGI is
going to need this, as I suspect is any Linux that attempts
hardware acceleration of OpenGL or other similar APIs).
John Wiederhirn (DSD, Graphics Kernel MTS) firstname.lastname@example.org
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