Backing Store

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Mar 27 01:05:26 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 19:44 +0100, Gordon Miller wrote:
> I have now tried the same thing on a parallel system with the same 
> software, OS etc, all except instead of the "radeon" driver it was the 
> intel "i810" driver. So the problem is with the "radeon" driver.

That's odd, as the driver doesn't deal with backing store directly other
than initializing it. Maybe the radeon driver gets that part wrong.

> What I would like to know is when we can expect Backing Store to work 
> again in the "radeon" driver.

Please file a bug at .

Meanwhile, the method described by Glynn should be a better solution, as
most X servers probably won't have backing store enabled anyway.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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