[Openchrome-devel] unichrome DRI driver about to be removed from Mesa

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Thu Aug 25 16:28:33 PDT 2011

On 08/25/2011 07:33 PM, James Simmons wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Subject says it all.
>> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/mesa-dev/2011-August/010959.html
> Thankfully we have git to be able to retrieve the old code for a 
> reference. The mesa driver is pretty broken to the point of knocking me 
> out of my desktop sessions. Its what got me started on the OpenChrome 
> work :-) 

Well, 3D is not perfect but works fine on my CLE266 and KM400. My other
machines are all Chrome9, so no change on this side.

> Sounds like Gallium is going to be changing again. Well I hope 
> those changes are done after I finish the port of the xorg driver to 
> RandR. Once that is done I like to have a Gallium port to the xorg driver.
> No point in writing a Gallium and ddx driver at the same time.
There's only a finite number of hours in the day.
The openchrome DRI driver Thomas once started when working on TTM could
also be a good reference:
It's still DRI1 though, iirc.


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