[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.6.2

Johannes Engel jcnengel at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 28 02:43:47 PST 2009

Eric Anholt wrote:
> I think the problem here was the DRI2 tiling fix, which was great for
> the 915-class 3D performance regression but bad for 915-class 2D.  I've
> pushed a fix to master that should help.  If it does, I'll try to get a
> 2.6.3 out soon.
> commit 5bfd73cd31ba197a62f549cdbad1a1270b571027
> Author: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
> Date:   Fri Feb 27 19:09:49 2009 -0800
>     Only allocate pixmaps aligned for tiling when requested by DRI2 GetBuffers.
>     This saves massive quantities of memory on pre-965 since the DRI2 tiling
>     enable caused the minimum size of any pixmap to be 1MB.
Thanks a lot, Eric, that helped!

Cheers, Johannes

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