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Old 05-13-2006, 06:55 AM   #1
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Can one launch a rootless Xorg server in Xgl

The situation : I'm running Xgl on a Gentoo amd64 unstable laptop, with an nVidia card. I have a chrooted 32 bits env, mostly for running games through cedega, which I can't launch directly in Xgl, because of the lack of direct rendering (if I'm not mistaken), so I launch them on another display, on which I run a chrooted Xorg server. What I would like to do, is rather than having this chrooted Xorg on another virtual terminal and having to switch from one to the other with ctrl+F7 and ctrl+F8, to launch the Xorg server rootless in the same virtual terminal as Xgl.

I did man Xorg, but didn't find anything about a rootless implementation. Did I miss something ? Thanks for your help.
Old 05-13-2006, 09:44 AM   #2
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Well, as far as I understand, running Xnest on top of X server lacking direct rendering cannot give you any better hw support than the host-X has. So you probably use the best solution already.
Old 05-13-2006, 11:51 AM   #3
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OK, thanks (and to bad).


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