Adding XV capabilities to a driver

Helmut Auer vdr at
Sat May 26 14:41:24 PDT 2007

> Make sure that your initvideo() function is called in your driver's
> screeninit() function and that your initvideo() function actually
> allocates an adapter and calls xf86XVScreenInit().  Take a look at
> another driver for an example.  radeon calls RADEONInitVideo() from
> RADEONScreenInit() and RADEONInitVideo() allocates the Xv adapter and
> calls xf86XVScreenInit().
P.S: xf86XVScreenInit returns 0.

Helmut Auer, helmut at 

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