Fwd: xf86-video-i810-1.9.92 works on external 1920x1200 but not 1400x1050 laptop screen...

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Mar 28 08:57:07 PDT 2007

Keith Packard wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 13:44 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> After all it works OK
>> on the Macbooks with i945GMs so they must have had similar problems no?
> Yes, it's the same chip, so we just need to fix the driver. The solution
> here is to split the frame buffer into two pieces and manage them
> separately. That causes extra overhead when rendering as all operations
> must be translated, clipped and drawn twice. It's not a terribly
> difficult concept, it's just a lot of typing. 

I'll make you tea and coffee if you do the typing :p

> And, note that this solution cannot make the larger monitors work -- you
> still have a limit of 2048 pixels per monitor.

I think I can live with that :D

Cheers for the reply as always :)


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