[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati-6.6.191

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Apr 4 01:22:20 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 10:09 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 08:45 +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > 
> > However, this changes with something like
> > http://people.freedesktop.org/~daenzer/aiglx-zero-copy-tfp/ , which is
> > only possible with EXA.
> Just out of curiosity: from looking at your code you're designing an API
> to directly access a pixmap as a texture, which is then implemented for
> r300 only. Does that mean that e.g. Intel chips or r200 chips don't need
> that accelleration ? 

No, just that nobody's implemented it yet. Hint, hint. :)

> Because from the sound of it, people with these gfx chips seem 
> to report acceptable speed when running beryl.

I'm not sure why r200 would be any different than r300; integrated
chipsets have an advantage here, but I still expect this to improve
performance significantly.

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

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