[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] EXA pixmap management support (for GTT mapping)
jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Tue Oct 28 07:57:21 PDT 2008
On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 1:07 am Alan W. Irwin wrote:
> Eric said:
> > I'd really like to see us drop XAA at this point. It's not like it
> > really
> works on newer hardware, anyway. And if we could unifdef EXA, I'd be even
> happier -- it really makes a mess of a bunch of our code.
> Please don't forget http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14464.
> I am dating myself here, but remember when Linux users were proud of
> keeping their desktop systems up for many months in a row and the huge
> chuckle we got over the 49.7-day windows crash (due to an overflowing
> uptime counter) which wasn't fixed for a long time because so few windows
> machines ever reached 49.7 days of operations without a reboot?
Oh how could I forget... Yeah that's an ugly one. I think we'll need to add
some more debugging code to figure out what's going wrong there (or worst
case, if we're hitting a silicon bug, some GPU reset code so we don't crash at
Maybe we can get this fixed for the 2.6 release; I know this bug (or
variations of it) has been around for awhile now.
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