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[directfb-dev] Re: Radeon Status

On Sun, 2003-09-14 at 12:57, Paul wrote: 
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 01:22 am, you wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 11:54, Paul wrote:
> > > For my application I need hardware vsync support and also hardware alpha
> > > surfaces.  Is there enough hardware information available for this to be
> > > implemented?
> >
> > Short answer: Yes. Maybe you'd like to know more though? :)
> Yes, things sound promising.  I'm not sure how much help I can give but I need 
> a little guidance as to where to start :)
> > > (I don't think the current driver supports these)
> >
> > Well, it already does sync to vertical refresh on flips already, but the
> > implementation is far from optimal yet.
> Is there anything specific that I can do to  help with this?

Not sure. I've started adding code to use the DRM when possible, which
should help for both of this (the 3D engine is needed for alpha
blending), but maybe you have more time and want to look into it?

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \

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