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

Pradeep Reddy pradeep.grt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 04:01:50 CEST 2009

Any suggestions on how to get this feature back in Intel ...

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 4:28 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Dave.
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