[Xorg-driver-geode] Update -- The RandR-"unable to setrotation"issue in AMD Geode LX platform

Martin-Éric Racine q-funk at iki.fi
Sun Jun 20 21:48:06 PDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Mitch Davis
<mjd-xorg-driver-geode at afork.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Cui, Hunk <Hunk.Cui at amd.com> wrote:
>>        You can check your Xorg.0.log file about "Gedoe LX video memory" and "LX video memory", because the shadow buffer (rotate memory) will be allocated from "FREE memory", if only 0x0 bytes are available, it can not do the rotate operation.
> Well, it's working now! :-)
> One thing that is really necessary is changing the video memory
> setting in the BIOS:
>  Advanced Chipset Features -> Video Memory Size
> I found that if this is set to 8M or 16M, the rotate fails with the
> out-of-memory log message.  If it's set to 32M, the rotate succeeds.

I just added a FAQ about this in the driver's README.


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