RandR 1.3 additions?
aplattner at nvidia.com
Mon Jul 16 16:10:08 PDT 2007
On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 08:10:04AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > I don't know what beyond connector type we might need. And, TV outputs
> > may be confusing as you may have component, composite or s-video
> > connectors all hooked to the same hardware (as with Intel), and only at
> > run-time can you tell which connector is actually in use.
> You get the same problem with DACs, a DAC maybe a VGA connector or it
> may be just the analog portion of a DVI connector..
> We don't have enough info on all cards to know this,
> Really the big problem with 1.2 is that it doesn't specify what an
> output is, is it a DAC or TMDS or is it a connector, VGA or DVI.
> Currently Intel does VGA/TMDS (mixes connectors and output type), nv
> does DAC/SOR (just output types), and radeon does connectors
Externally, the outputs are called "DVIn" or "VGAn" for external connectors
and "LVDS" for the laptop internal panel. We should definitely come up
with some sort of standard.
> Really that needs to be cleaned up.... Intel hardware rarely ships
> with DVI-I connectors (execpt for Mac Minis...)
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