RFC: what to do with ums when the X server is not suid root ?

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 09:07:31 UTC 2014

On Mo, 2014-01-20 at 15:58 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 02:18:22PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> >  We can probably kill -cirrus.
> qemu?  (I know that people "should" be using QXL, but cirrus is still
> the default in plain qemu, and IMHO simpler and more secure.)

qemu is covered pretty well.  There are cirrus + qxl kms drivers for
quite some time already.  kms driver for '-vga std' is in -next and will
probably land in 3.14.  Only missing is vmware, where the qemu emulation
is to old or to buggy or both for the needs of the vmgfx kms driver.


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