x.org 7.0 & new world order

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 12:40:07 PST 2005

On 12/22/05, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 14:41 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > ChangesSince68 hints at a few of these.  9200 has EXA support which should
> > give better performance for the Composited desktop case, non-rectangular
> > MergedFB support, and quite a few performance updates to the 2d and 3d
> > drivers, and probably some other stuff I'm not remembering.
> Talking about non-rectangular mergedfb support, how does it work ? Last
> time I tried, I had the "smaller" screen pan, which I find very bad,
> basically .makes it unuseable for me. Did we ever add a way to just mark
> the "unused" rectangle a no-go zone and be done with it ?

yes.  that is exactly what it does. it allows you to have mixed size
screens and the mouse will not go into the dead space and the screens
will not pan.  I ported it over from twini's sis driver.


> Ben.

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