Switchable graphics

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Mon Nov 17 06:04:03 PST 2008

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 06:26:50PM +0000, lup at bluewin.ch wrote:
> Hello,
> I just wanted to know if there are any plans to implement the switchable graphics (also "hybrid graphics" and ati-
> specific: "PowerXpress") under Xorg. I'm not the first one asking this question (http://lists.freedesktop.
> org/archives/xorg/2008-July/036961.html) but I just wondered if anyone has any news about this topic since it has 
> appeared in this mailing list in July.

There are plans, but it involves significant work. We're still not 
entirely sure how to trigger the device handover, let alone do any of 
the X side of things.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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