[Openchrome-devel] Announcing OLPC's work on new "chrome" VIA video driver

James Simmons jsimmons
Wed Feb 9 06:48:33 PST 2011

> Hi,
> OLPC have recently been working with the latest code-drop from VIA and
> our own work/fixes on top.

Thank you as well as VIA for contribution to the VIA work for linux.
> We intend to ship this in our next software release. It brings some
> neat features such as Chrome9 hardware acceleration, multiple Xv
> surfaces, XRandR-1.2 support, and accelerated rotation.
> Here is the code:
> http://dev.laptop.org/git/users/jnettlet/xf86-video-chrome/
> git://dev.laptop.org/users/jnettlet/xf86-video-chrome
> http://dev.laptop.org/git/users/jnettlet/kernel-drm-chrome/
> git://dev.laptop.org/users/jnettlet/kernel-drm-chrome

Awesome. I look forward to integrating this work into the current work of 
the OpenChrome project.

> Our resources are limited, and we focus on our platform so we can not
> be too attentive to bug reports from outside our platform.
> Nevertheless, testing efforts (and especially patches) are welcome,
> and we want to make sure that this code is available for others.

That why we are here :-) Very soon I will be getting my hands on more VIA 
hardware so I plan to have my work functional on your systems as well as a 
few others.

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