number of XV textured video ports reported by Intel driver limited to 16

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed May 21 10:06:55 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Jacques, Hugo <Hugo.Jacques at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if the number of ports (16) for the XV textured video adapter reported by the Intel driver (xf86-video-intel ..., file i830_video.c, function I830SetupImageVideoTextured, nports=16) comes from a hardware limitation or if it is somewhat arbitrary.
> Could it be increased to 32?

16 is an arbitrary number.  You should be able to increase it.


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