[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] Make XAA support optional
eugeni at dodonov.net
Wed Jan 18 15:36:24 CET 2012
On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:41, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 12:27:49PM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 13:04:43 +0100, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch>
> > > On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:37:24AM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:45:51 +1100, Daniel Stone <
> daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> > > > > Does what it says on the box.
> > > >
> > > > Danvet can you please test this on your elderly i810 box and make
> > > > we don't accidentally open the can of worms. Any sign of regressions?
> > >
> > > Why don't we just rip it out entirely? If a bored soul ever ports this
> > > driver to kms we likely just need to reimplement proper accel with
> sna, so
> > > I don't think there's much value.
> > If we did rip it out, what happens? The X server uses the vesa driver,
> > which is equivalent to i810 for modesetting, no 3d support, no overlays,
> > and no accelerated blits (which is dying anyway). Am I right in thinking
> > that after removal of XAA, the legacy i810 offers no more functionality
> > or performance than is available through VESA?
> Afaict we're still have left
> - dri1 for glxgears
Wasn't DRI1 ripped from mesa as well?
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