[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel-2.1.99

Jesse Barnes jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Fri Nov 9 09:45:17 PST 2007

On Friday, November 09, 2007 9:17 am Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 07:43:16AM -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > > with EXA default, users will see performance regression (at least using
> > > non composite path).
> >
> > In some cases, yes, and we're working on that.  On the other hand,
> > they'll be able to use features like a tiled front buffer, framebuffer
> > compression, and hopefully see fewer bugs with things like compositing
> > window managers and Xv.
> I think, without the last thing (Xv), I'm using it successfully with XAA.
> (i915).

Framebuffer compression requires a tiled front buffer, and XAA doesn't support 
tiled front buffers.  So if you're seeing "framebuffer compression enabled on 
pipe X" messages there's a bug somewhere.


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