[Intel-gfx] Updated patch series for removing EXA

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Wed Feb 25 19:08:55 CET 2009

On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 10:00 +0100, Johannes Engel wrote:
> Eric Anholt wrote:
> > Here's another cut at removing EXA.
> > I've fixed up UXA to run on server 1.4 (though the lack of glyph cache hurts
> > pretty badly), and fixed a bunch of failure that I noticed with UXA and !DRI2,
> > and a bit of failure with UXA and !GEM.  The !GEM case is still incredibly
> > painful, due to too much moving of object data in and out.  We could probably
> > fix up the fake bufmgr to handle this better with a little effort.
> >
> > If people like the looks of this, I'm thinking of pushing all but the last
> > patch pretty soon.
> Hi Eric,
> are you aware of the memory leak using UXA on at least some 945GM
> configurations? This makes UXA with Composite like kwin4 pretty much
> unusable at the moment...
> This happens for me also with supposedly GEM enabled kernels
> (2.6.29-rc*), so according to what you say seems not to be related to
> the fake bufmgr.

The 2.6.2 release I just put out included a fix for a major memory
"leak" (actually not a leak, just choosing a massive working set).  We
need information on how to reproduce any further failure if you have a
way to.

Eric Anholt
eric at anholt.net                         eric.anholt at intel.com

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