fbdev is unsuitable for EXA?

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Mon Apr 27 04:23:20 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 16:20 +0800, jetta wrote:
> Hi, all
> My processor hava a 2D accelerator, so I want to add EXA support to
> Xorg's fbdev driver.
> But the following link says that fbdev is unsuitable for EXA.
> http://xorg.freedesktop.org/wiki/ExaStatus
> I do not quiet understand this. Is this means that my plan is
> impossible? 

No, it's just that EXA doesn't make sense for the stock fbdev driver
because it doesn't support any hardware acceleration.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                http://www.vmware.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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