i810 driver for tv out

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Thu Mar 6 10:15:55 PST 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 23:10 +0100, Dirk Thierbach wrote:

> > Eric Anholt wrote:
> > However, the Chrontel specs are open, so anybody who wanted to write
> > a driver for it for xf86-video-intel could, and they would have the
> > opportunity to control overscan and other options in the way that
> > the old pre-2.0 driver couldn't.
> We already talked about the problem that unless there's some more
> flexible way to specify modelines with other values than the standard
> ones, the best one could do here is a very ugly hack, or one could
> fall back on a number of fixed modes like the closed source drivers
> do. That might be ok for the Chrontel chips, but not for the others.
> And as long as both this infrastructure is missing and I have no
> hardware to test on, either, the incentive for me to do the work isn't
> very high :-)

Sorry for my lack of clue here, but I try to avoid SDTV stuff whenever I
can.  Are there aspects of the video mode outside of the current timings
information that would be inexpressible through RandR properties?

Eric Anholt                             anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net                         eric.anholt at intel.com

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