Intel graphics, KMS and XV

Abelenda diego.abelenda at
Sun Sep 6 00:52:42 PDT 2009

On Sun, 6 Sep 2009 09:42:43 +0200
Łukasz Maśko <ed at> wrote:

> I've given a try to KMS recently. I vahe a laptop with intel i855GM
> graphics chipset. I'm using intel driver 2.8.1 together with kernel
> I've noticed, that if I use KMS, I have no XV extension in
> my system:
> $ xvinfo
> X-Video Extension version 2.2
> screen #0
>  no adaptors present
> In the same system, if I turn KMS off, XV works as expected. Is it a
> bug or a feature?


My answer will be really short :

In clear, the 8xx hardware doesn't have textured video, and KMS as it
is now only support this.
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