[Xorg-driver-geode] RandR code merged into main tree

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Fri Sep 12 16:27:45 PDT 2008

On 11/09/08 23:17 +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 2:36 AM, Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> wrote:
> > We are only 5 days away from the expected release date, and since
> > I haven't heard any problems with the RandR 1.2 changes, I have
> > merged them into the main tree.  The code is confirmed working for
> > X 1.5 vanilla, Hardy and Lenny.  I don't have any other operating
> > systems handy. Please test.
> On Ubuntu/Hardy (X 1.4.1):
> Impeccable operation using 8.04.1 on LTSP, in which an updated GEODE
> is installed, followed by rebuilding the LTSP squashfs image. fbcon
> without fb. Stock kernel.
> On Debian/Lenny (X 1.4.2):
> Switching back and forth between a vcons and X produces a situation
> where the default X-shaped mouse pointer glyph remains in the middle
> of the screen, while the real pointer configured by GTK2 preferences
> moves with the mouse. fbcon with lxfb. Custom kernel based on stock
> Debian kernel, but with support for non-Geode peripherals removed.
> On Ubuntu/Hardy (X 1.5):
> Square box around the mouse pointer glyph when X initially launches.
> fbcon wihout fb. Stock kernel.

That sounds like alpha cursor problems to me.  can you try the attached
patch and see if it makes a difference?  If so, then I'll clean it up
and add it to the driver.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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