Bug#630345: gdb trace and logs with experimental drivers

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 06:35:38 PST 2012

On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 2:15 AM, Craig Small <csmall at debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 09:48:50AM -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
>> Is there any chance you are using a hybrid laptop with both Intel and
>> AMD GPUs in it?  Based on your log this looks like it a MUX-less one
> It is definitely a hybrid laptop with Intel and AMD GPUs.  I'm not sure
> if it is muxless or not.  This has worked with the closed-source fglrx
> drivers.

They support this setup.

>> MUX-less systems aren't supported yet as we need a fair amount of drm
>> and X infrastructure to handle buffer sharing between GPUs and
>> decoupled display and rendering.
> When you mean "we" you're talking about xorg and the people supporting
> it?  I completely understand this is really a problem of ATI's doing.

It's a problem of a lack of manpower in the open source stack.  It's a
huge amount of non-driver work to support this.


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