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kernel support enhancement for modern CPU and GPU
Keith Packerd, a legendary X server programmer, added an article in
his blog http://www.keithp.com/blog/ lately.
Mapping graphical objects in a linear frame buffer where the data for
each scanline is neatly arranged together in memory is an obvious
representation for the data;
As my knowledge about modern Pentium descendents is plain poor
and I'm a sort of MIPS and Alpha guy, I hope this rings bells on
someone kernel internal thoughtfuls. Interaction among cache,
writebuffer and TLB looks back-to-'90 arguments to me.
Toru Nishimura / ALKYL Technology
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