[Libdlo] First Phase Of X.Org GPU Hot-Plugging Works

Alison Chaiken alchaiken at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 07:06:39 PDT 2011


This demonstration is from a DisplayLink USB adapter, which doesn't
have 3D hardware acceleration abilities. What Airlie eventually wants
to get to is getting the main GPU to do the rendering and then only
send the scan-out buffer to the USB device. This
rendering-on-one-GPU-and-send-to-another could also be used for
multi-GPU desktop systems to offload rendering work for one intensive
OpenGL application/game to a secondary GPU and then piping the
contents back to the primary graphics processor, among other

Alison Chaiken
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