Removing XAA render accel in radeon

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Jan 7 02:45:13 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 18:51 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote: 
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Richard Wilbur <richard.wilbur at> wrote:
> > 3.  What kind of functionality did XAA render code provide?
> Basic acceleration for the render protocol, but mostly useless since
> offscreen memory in XAA is broken at the moment, and XAA offscreen
> pixmaps had to be the same depth as the scan-out buffer.

Not that the XAA RENDER acceleration code could make much if any use of
offscreen pixmaps anyway. :)

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

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