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Re: RANDR 1.2 heads up



Hi,

On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 08:12:44PM -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
> I did have some luck with this after setting a virtual size. I was able
> to add the external panel on the fly. Unfortunately I lose direct
> rendering with the virtual size set to 3200x1200:
> 
> (EE) intel(0): Cannot support DRI with frame buffer width > 2048.
> 
> In theory, isn't the driver supposed to allocate as much shared memory
> as it needs? (i945 hardware). Is this something that will get fixed or a
> limitation of the hardware?

Well, it is a limitation of hardware -- it supports stride width of 8192 which
is 2048 with a depth of 32 bits. The driver authors will try to workaround it
somehow though, according to the traffic in xorg maillist.

-- 
TJ., BaseOS, Brno, CZ


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