max size for XV on savage
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 03:21:54 PDT 2007
On 9/9/07, Dag Nygren <dag at newtech.fi> wrote:
> > On 9/3/07, Dag Nygren <dag at newtech.fi> 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....
You'll have to bump the max image size in savage_video.c
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