DRI2 direct rendering
krh at bitplanet.net
Tue Apr 1 05:46:05 PDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 6:18 AM, Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel at free.fr> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 11:48 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > Hi Kristian,
> > On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 17:34 -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I just committed the last big chunk of DRI2 work, the direct rendering
> > > support. With this, we can now do direct rendering to redirected
> > > windows and GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap even works, so compiz (and
> > > other Open GL compositing managers) can run in direct rendering mode
> > > too.
> > First, thanks for that work (I've been waiting for that for long).
> > Second, does that work for people with a radeon yet, or is this still
> > for testers with an Intel card ?
> OK nevermind, I just needed to read your post until the end ...
Right now it's only working on intel hardware, but much of the work is
chipset agnostic infrastructure. The missing piece is the memory
manager for radeon card. Once that's done, much of this should fall
in place for the radeon family of cards too.
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