kms: init dga using xf86DiDGAInit

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Sat Sep 19 16:08:56 PDT 2009

On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Keith Packard <keithp at> wrote:
> You posted a patch to the radeon driver to call xf86DiDGAInit to get
> some DGA-using games working again. Please read my recent posting to
> xorg-devel about why this is a bad idea -- it exposes the system to
> some serious potential badness.
> I've posted a patch to the server for review that will enable the
> input and modesetting portions of DGA without the direct-mapping
> elements, this eliminates the need to initialize DGA from your driver.

Yeah, I saw that.  I guess I can just revert the patch for now.


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