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Re: On including 64-bit libs in 32-bit packages (see #344104)

Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
>> That might explain some trouble with X on obscure video chipsets
>> recently reported on debian-amd64 then.
> On any architecture other than i386, Xorg builds use the x86emu backend
> rather than the vm86 one. In theory that should let things work happily,
> but there's no guarantee that the x86emu emulation is strictly accurate.

I still get the vm86 warning in dmesg when X starts up on amd64. So it
at least tries to use it directly before falling back.


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