[Intel-gfx] [intel-gfx] Zaphod mode support in Intel driver

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 09:28:07 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:00 AM, Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 10:37 +0900, Pradeep Reddy wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I investigated that , Zaphod mode support was there long before in
>> intel drivers and depreciated as things are transitioning to XRandr.
>> Is there any possibility that we can get that feature back. I don't
>> mind to work on current Intel drivers. Experts, please suggest me ...
>> Working in Intel drivers will solve the problem or do we need any
>> tweaking on kernel or X server.
> You'd need to add support for this to the intel X driver.  The X server
> already supports it and the kernel doesn't know the difference.

radeon implements zaphod on top of xrandr, it was pretty clean code
and it works quite well, although it not very configurable, it pretty
much gives the first output to the first screen and second to the second
and if you have more outputs I think the first screen gets them all.


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