Subject: Re: XFree86 4.6.0?
To: Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 11/25/2006 15:15:34
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(forwarded on Blair's request)
On Nov 25, 2006, at 15:01, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I have an amd64, so I will test anything you need.
> I'm just familiarizing myself with the reachover framework, but that
> is going to take a while because I am currently occupied with trying
> to fix agp_i810.c to work on my hardware without knowing enough about
> C or kernel internals. ;)
> For anyone that cares, there are two problems:
> 1) The detection of the apeture size for I915 does not work according
> to spec. The fix is to simply return the apeture size instead of
> detecting it like this.
> 2) The allocation for the ARGB hardware cursor is not bogus; it needs
> to be done for newer chipsets otherwise the hardware cursor will show
> up as a white square instead of an image.
> The FreeBSD CVS commit log has a summary of this, and you can get the
> needed changes out of the diff between revisions, but I'm not quite
> sure how to incorporate them into our driver.
Hmm, unfortunately I don't have any i810 hardware.
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