[Piglit] [v2 2/3] framework: gbm: support for creating external buffers

Pohjolainen, Topi topi.pohjolainen at intel.com
Mon Mar 11 11:37:24 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:34:01AM -0700, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Topi Pohjolainen <topi.pohjolainen at intel.com> writes:
> > Getting direct access to the gbm device through the waffle display
> > and creating the buffer is rather straightforward thing to do.
> > Writing to the buffer using CPU, however, requires priviledges for
> > the underlying gem-ioctl.
> How do you know that the device you're throwing an ioctl at is an i915?

I don't, and I've been hoping to have a mechanism where I wouldn't need to. But
this looks to be a pipe dream.

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