DRI2 direct rendering

Jerome Glisse glisse at freedesktop.org
Thu Apr 3 14:57:00 PDT 2008

On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 17:48:26 +0200
Hanno Böck <hanno at hboeck.de> wrote:

> Am Dienstag 01 April 2008 schrieb Kristian Høgsberg:
> > 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.
> Now sorry for the questions, but this memory-manager-thing confuses me (Am I 
> right that memorymanager==ttm?). I heared so much of it, though it seems to 
> be the "we can do everything with it and we'll have it sometime in the 
> future"-thing all over.
> I was pretty sure I read some blog-entry about someone implementing ttm/radeon 
> and I found it:
> http://airlied.livejournal.com/45566.html
> Though I wouldn't say I fully understand that blog-entry, doesn't it say it 
> has (at least preliminary) ttm-support for radeon? Thus it should work?
> What am I missing? Yeah, I barely understand the many internals, but I'm an 
> interested reader of all xorg-graphics-progress.
> -- 
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I believe that for TTM you will have to wait for kernel modesetting radeon
and gallium radeon driver. Hopefully some news about all that will popup

Jerome Glisse <glisse at freedesktop.org>

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