max size for XV on savage

Dag Nygren dag at
Sun Sep 9 00:32:07 PDT 2007

> On 9/3/07, Dag Nygren <dag at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there a good reason for the savage driver to limit the
> > max size of an XV windows to 1024x1024 ?
> >
> > This is starting to be a problem with the new HD contents
> > available...
> Those were just the limits the driver had when it was originally
> written.  On the newer savage chips at least, the hw limit is
> 2048x2048, although you may hit memory bandwidth limits much sooner.
> Unfortunately, this is the least of the problems with the savage
> overlay hw.

Thanks for the answer,

So far the driver has been quite kind to me and my MythTV installation,
no problems at all.
I don't know how new the chip I have is, but can I change it by
just changing the test in SavageQueryImageAttributes() ?
Have a slight feeling that that is not enough....


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