[Intel-gfx] gem driver

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Aug 13 03:46:35 CEST 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 22:50 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> Keith,
> I saw this comment in your patch regarding GTT restoration on resume.
> > I noticed this once I started relying on persistent GTT mappings across VT
> > switch in our GEM work -- the old X server and DRM code carefully unbind
> > all memory from the GTT on VT switch, but GEM does not bother.
> does this mean that it is now impossible to run several instances of X server?

We're getting closer, but DRM is still single-master, which means only
one X server. KMS and DRI2 both change how things work in this area, but
I believe there are few more DRM/X interactions which need fixing.

keith.packard at intel.com
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