[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] Add intel_panel_fitter tool

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Fri Feb 3 17:37:11 CET 2012

On Fri,  3 Feb 2012 13:09:26 -0200, Paulo Zanoni <przanoni at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Paulo Zanoni <paulo.r.zanoni at intel.com>
> The tool allows you to change the panel fitter settings, so you can
> change the size of the screen being displayed on your monitor without
> changing the real pixel size of your desktop. The biggest use case for
> this tool is to work around overscan done by TVs and some monitors in
> interlaced mode.

I don't this should an installable tool for use by end-users. Direct
register access from userspace to registers that the driver owns? I'm
wary of installing even root-only tools that can screw us over in
unpredictable ways.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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