Can I use dim without DRI?

Dave Airlie airlied at
Mon Apr 20 17:02:56 PDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Ian Romanick <idr at> wrote:
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> april wrote:
>> With *Xinerama*, *DRI* is disabled.
>> But if I want to use drm to manage the video memory, Can I use drm without DRI?
> It's theoretically possible, but nobody has ever written support for it.
>  Patches welcome. :)

It shouldn't need any work, its all in the driver.

For KMS I have xinerama running and I am using the kernel to allocate memory.


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