Radeon 9000 Pro corruption problem on PPC when DRI is enabled

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Aug 22 02:27:15 PDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 02:50 +0200, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>> You might try to get rid of that (imho ugly and utterly useless - well 
> >>> the idea is sound the implementation is not because way too limited) 
> >>> UseFBDev option, [...]
> > 
> > Now, now. Some things still don't work right without it on PowerMacs,
> > e.g. changing modes clobbers the TFT backlight level, so I guess you
> > could say the same thing about not using UseFBDev. :)
> I'm all for some modesetting api, but fbdev just doesn't cut it. You 
> can't specify multiple displays, 

That's indeed one of the major shortcomings of the current fbdev API.

> it has never heard of modes using not-quite-linear framebuffers,... 

I suspect this could be handled by radeonfb though.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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