965 modesetting trouble
Andrew J. Barr
andrew.james.barr at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 08:01:25 PST 2006
On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 15:02 +0000, Marcelo Coelho wrote:
> I have an intel dg965wh and i'm trying to put my 19"tft working with
> it. I use 855resolution to put it at 1440x900, but the screen is
> trimmed down on the sides and moved down a bit.
> How can i access the modesetting branch to test if it works for me?
> How is it going these days?
git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xorg/driver/xf86-video-intel
git checkout modesetting
I have a 965 but it's attached to a CRT so I've not needed modesetting.
This CRT appears to be on it's way to the great beyond, though, and my
next monitor will be a flat panel, so maybe I will need it in the
> Thanks for your help!
> 2006/11/14, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org>:
> > On Monday, November 13, 2006 2:07 pm, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > Oh, interesting. So, this is a failure of our current SDVO code to
> > > handle multiple SDVO outputs. I haven't really decided how to handle
> > > the multiple SDVO connections yet. The messy part is that, as far as I
> > > can tell:
> > >
> > > - Each SDVO device may have 1 or 2 inputs from pipes, and 1 or 2
> > > outputs.
> > > - 1 input may map to 2 outputs for cloning.
> > > - 2 inputs may map to 1 output in ganged mode (high-bandwidth modes).
> > > - 1 pipe may be mappable to an input on 2 SDVO devices for cloning (not
> > > sure).
> > >
> > > Right now I don't have any suitable hardware for testing ganged mode, so
> > > I don't want to start hacking on this particular mess until I can get
> > > some.
> > Can't you just hack it for the time being for poor wintec dual port folks
> > like me? :)
> > > I think you could get your hardware working by removing the
> > > "i830_sdvo_init(pScrn, SDVOC);" line.
> > Ahhh, *much* better. Now my mode is clear and seems to work fine. During
> > modesetting I get some junk on the screen though, but other than that it
> > looks great.
> > Thanks,
> > Jesse
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