xf96-video-intel textured video output is a mess

Barry Scott barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Thu Apr 19 08:40:14 PDT 2007

Barry Scott wrote:
>   Can I take that the root cause of this problem is that LinearAlloc 
> memory
> no longer works?
> And, unless the intel driver no longer needs LinearAlloc, HD movie 
> playback
> will never work?
To answer my own question LinearAlloc is not required with textured video.
And I'm now playing 576p and 720p movies without visual problems.

Can the LinearAlloc be removed from the driver now or does it still serve
a useful purpose?


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