virtual screen > 2048 pixels, Intel 945

Colin Guthrie gmane at
Wed Jul 29 08:44:13 PDT 2009

'Twas brillig, and Michel Dänzer at 29/07/09 11:56 did gyre and gimble:
> 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.

Well I'm not 100% sure but as it states quite clearly on the 
intellinuxgraphics site's release notes from a week or two back that 
shatter is still going to be the solution here, I'm inferring that it'll 
ultimately work with UXA... if that's wrong, sorry for the FUD or at 
lease for the U bit :p



Colin Guthrie

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