[Intel-gfx] Framebuffer compression with 2.6.32-rc
eric at anholt.net
Tue Oct 13 20:38:07 CEST 2009
On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 14:28 -0400, Matt Turner wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 19:23:05 +0200
> > Tino Keitel <tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de> wrote:
> >> Hi folks,
> >> I use Xserver 1.6.4, xorg-intel 2.9.0 and kernel 2.6.32-rc4. How to I
> >> see if framebuffer compression is enabled or not? Before KMS, I could
> >> see in in Xorg.0.log.
> >> The hardware is a ThinkPad X61s with i965 graphics.
> > You have to do a register dump and check FBC regs or enable DRM
> > debug output and look for the "fbc enabled" messages.
> Do we want it to be _that_ transparent?
It may very well be that we want to build an intel_gpu_powertop to track
the runtime status of our power savings efforts, or maybe integrate it
into upstream powertop. But yes, this is all debugging stuff that
should be entirely transparent.
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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