Radeon 9000 Pro corruption problem on PPC when DRI is enabled
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Aug 22 02:27:15 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 02:50 +0200, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>> You might try to get rid of that (imho ugly and utterly useless - well
> >>> the idea is sound the implementation is not because way too limited)
> >>> UseFBDev option, [...]
> > Now, now. Some things still don't work right without it on PowerMacs,
> > e.g. changing modes clobbers the TFT backlight level, so I guess you
> > could say the same thing about not using UseFBDev. :)
> I'm all for some modesetting api, but fbdev just doesn't cut it. You
> can't specify multiple displays,
That's indeed one of the major shortcomings of the current fbdev API.
> it has never heard of modes using not-quite-linear framebuffers,...
I suspect this could be handled by radeonfb though.
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