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Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 06:04:37 PDT 2007

On 4/24/07, xcsnake at free.fr <xcsnake at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm working on a FPGA based VGA controller, and I would like to develop the X
> drivers to get it working with Xorg. I was trying to find documentation on
> driver development, but I can't find nothing very interesting. Could you please
> point me to some links on X driver development, and on the difference between
> the kernel drivers and the X drivers ?
> I would also like to develop a basic 2D graphic acceleration. I was thinking to
> use Kaa more than Exa because the epson 13806 driver is based on it, and that's
> the chip I'm trying to replace. This driver is also quite simple. What do you
> think about it ? Where could I find some documentation about Kaa ?
> (http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix04/tech/freenix/full_papers/anholt/anholt_html/
> : a very interesting document, but no developers documentation)

This ought to get you started:
Read that and take a look at the source code to some of the existing
drivers.  If you have any questions, feel free to ask.


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