RFC: Bug #4633 (Initial mouse pointer incorrect with EXA)
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 11 03:20:42 PST 2005
> * EXA could preserve locked offscreen areas across
> EnableDisableFBAccess() calls.
No, that would mean they are preserved accross VT switches or HW loss in
general... I mean, I have no problem preserving the allocation itself,
as long as there is no assumptions that the _content_ of those areas is
> * xf86RandRSetMode() might be able to take care of this by calling
> something like UnrealizeCursor() before disabling FB access and
> RealizeCursor() after re-enabling it.
Might be better for the general case anyway
> * The driver could wrap EnableDisableFBAccess() and restore the
> offscreen HW cursor data after FB access gets re-enabled.
Too much wrapper all over the place already :)
> * Other approaches?
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