virtual screen > 2048 pixels, Intel 945

Michel Dänzer michel at
Wed Jul 29 03:56:50 PDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 09:31 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and McDonald, Michael-p7438c at 28/07/09 21:31 did gyre 
> and gimble:
> > Hmm, the abstract for the Linux Plumbers Conference paper to be 
> > presented in September claims Shatter is an EXA extension and 
> > IntelLinuxGraphics 2.8 dropped EXA support. Doesn't sound like it'll 
> > help the 945 guys after all!  :-)
> Nah, have faith, it will :)
> Shatter started off as EXA but it will move to UXA (UXA is basically 
> very similar to EXA but with a different memory manager and some other 
> gubbins I don't fully appreciate!).

Sure about that? Comparatively simple EXA improvements (e.g. eliminating
software fallbacks from exaGlyphs when there's no mask) have yet to be
ported to UXA after almost half a year.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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