[Xorg] Getting GATOS branch created on Xorg

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 20 12:34:07 PDT 2004

Ian, what's the best way to get DRM to allocate a piece of video memory
for V4L to use, or do we need to wait for your new memory manager?

This can certainly be done by merging the radeon V4L driver code into
the DRM driver. Is there a way to do this from user space with changing

--- Vladimir Dergachev <volodya at mindspring.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > Why can't you use the DRM API to allocate a piece of texture
> memory?
> I can. But I will receive texture memory in *system* RAM.
> Video capture requires a piece of *video* RAM, the one that resides 
> directly on the card.
>                          best
>                            Vladimir Dergachev

Jon Smirl
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