i830 fixes pushed

JM Ibanez jm at orangeandbronze.com
Tue May 22 01:59:41 PDT 2007

Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> writes:

> On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 07:19 +0200, Rémi Cardona wrote:
>> Keith Packard a écrit :
>> > I'm working on the i830 overlay for Xv at this point. It's completely
>> > broken; it doesn't work at all on pipe B and when used on pipe A, it
>> > locks up on the second attempt to use it. It looks like the lockup is
>> > caused by the overlay failing to shut down for some reason, and I think
>> > the failure on pipe B is caused by memory priority misconfiguration. At
>> > least I hope so.
>> If the i830 code is also used to driver i855 chips, I'd like to try it 
>> as well. Is there a specific bug where you'll be posting patches? or a 
>> git branch somewhere?
> They'll land on master if I ever manage to fix anything. Right now, the
> overlay doesn't work at all on Pipe B (the screen goes completely
> black). And, attempts to disable the overlay when used on Pipe A fail,
> leaving the chip in a 'bad' state such that further attempts to use the
> overlay end in disaster (reboot time).

Is this code currently in xf86-video-intel Git, or in just your tree?
I'd like to help out.

JM Ibanez
Software Architect
Orange & Bronze Software Labs, Ltd. Co.

jm at orangeandbronze.com

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