xf86-video-intel 2.5 release planning

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Aug 27 14:31:14 PDT 2008

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> Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 13:54:17 +0300
> From: "Timo Jyrinki" <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: xf86-video-intel 2.5 release planning
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> 2008/8/2 Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com>:
>> Big Buck Bunny (http://www.bigbuckbunny.org/index.php/download/),
>> 1920x1080 if you have >2.4GHz machine (Athlon 64 or Core 2)
> ...
>> Last I've tested it has looked like textured video simply can't be
>> enabled by default for usable performance in these situations, but
>> it's good to see if it has improved, especially on < i965 hardware.
> Ok, so I've tested a little more with xserver 1.5 and 2.4 Intel
> driver, and somewhere along the line textured video has become
> seemingly fluent with at least GMA X3000 and GMA X3100 chipsets I
> have. Meaning that 1920x1080 Big Buck Bunny Ogg video plays without
> problems with compiz turned on, in both window and full screen.
> Thanks a lot, whenever this actually happened. Together with the EXA
> fixes to have performance accceptable without forcing greedy,  there
> seems to be no need for any workarounds anymore at least with the more
> modern Intel graphics.
> -Timo

"there seems to be no need for any workarounds anymore "

Hmmmm.....XvMC on frames larger than PAL sized 720x578???

Because XvMC does work on small images, and attempts to display large 
images (if the max size constants are increased) but the image is 


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