more Core dependency data

Stephen C. Tweedie sct at
Tue Jun 27 17:35:59 UTC 2006


On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 09:41 -0400, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> I don't recall the specific improvments the driver provides to
> vmware, but I do remember that they claim it greatly improves mouse
> support when used under vmware over the "mouse" driver.  Both
> the 'vmware' video driver and 'vmmouse' have also been available
> for quite some time from VMware Inc. in their vmtools package
> aparently.  They contributed the code to X.Org ages ago, as they
> wanted their platforms to have out of the box OS support on par
> with any other non-virtual setup.  If we can reuse this stuff under
> Xen or other technologies, that would be great.

Doesn't look like it's immediately useful to Xen --- it provides a
client, but no server, and the protocol it uses isn't a standard one
that's provided by the Xen device model.


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