Re: Mouse Daemon for Linux/FreeBSD?

2003-02-28 Thread Alex Deucher
I believe Zephaniah E. Hull was doing some work for getting xfree86 to work dynamically with the 2.5 input layer. I think it was called evdev. I can't seem to find the link to his site at the moment though. Alex --- Charl P. Botha [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 10:54:17AM

Re: patches: qnx neutrino (nto) 6.2, mb86291-scarlet, startup-speedup

2003-03-02 Thread Alex Deucher
Send your patches to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and/or [EMAIL PROTECTED] for inclusion in a future release. Alex --- Sven Goethel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 dear xfree developers, i have added xfree86 _server_ support for qnx neutrino 6.2 ! this

Re: Multiple Video Consoles

2003-03-05 Thread Alex Deucher
Jonathan, could you also post your XF86Config file? I have some ideas on how to extend this. It's still kind of a hack, but here goes: add an option to the radeon driver, say MergedFB or something like that. when that option is set to TRUE, it would skip the sections of code that you have

Re: nasty little bug in radeon driver

2003-03-07 Thread Alex Deucher
send it to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and/or [EMAIL PROTECTED] Alex --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ... Now it works for me. Thanks, I've committed your fix to the CVS. Quick question -- I posed a patch to xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/os-support/bsd/alpha_video.c on Monday which makes X

Re: [XFree86] ati radeon 9000 tv-out on xfree 4.3

2003-03-10 Thread Alex Deucher
also check out GATOS -- http://gatos.sf.net Alex --- Olivier Chapuis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 04:21:52PM +0100, Aleksandar Simonovski wrote: is tv-out supported with ati radeon 9000 on xfree 4.3 I do not think so. However, there is a tool named atitvout (do a

Re: Using Linux socket operations in a driver

2003-03-10 Thread Alex Deucher
the v4l driver interfaces with the kernel v4l drivers. I believe that driver uses some linux includes. There my be an X way of doing socket ops though... Alex --- Paul Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm (still) writing an output driver for a network attached device. My question of the day

Re: Thank you for XFree 4.3.0!

2003-03-10 Thread Alex Deucher
I'm not too familiar with the neomagic cards, but the hardware mpeg acceleration may have just referred to the HW color space conversion of the Xvideo interface. If the chip had motion compensation or iDCT capabilities, I doubt those will ever be supported since no one has docs to the chip and

Re: savage XVideo annoyance

2003-03-10 Thread Alex Deucher
does Xvideo work if you remove the panning check? if so i don't see why we couldn't remove it. I'll try and check on my savage IX tonight or tomorrow. Alex --- Billy Biggs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On startup, the savage driver protects its call to initialize its XVideo code like this

Re: Help writing a accelerator X driver

2003-03-25 Thread Alex Deucher
You could do it that way. You might want to look at the dri project (http://dri.sf.net) though. That way you can get an idea of how X talks to the kernel driver and such as well as make your driver consistant with the rest of the open source drivers out there. You can also use the DRI code from

Re: notes on SonicBlue (S3) and S3TC

2003-03-27 Thread Alex Deucher
available as long as you were willing to sign an NDA. The NDA allows source code release, so is compatible with XFree86 development. -- Kevin Alex Deucher wrote: what's the status of S3/sonicblue/VIA? who owns what? I'd really like to get savage mx/ix specs, but I fear

Re: notes on SonicBlue (S3) and S3TC

2003-03-27 Thread Alex Deucher
Do you think I could still get savage mx/ix docs? perhaps if the old stuff is orphaned, they will lift the NDAs on the docs? not likey I suspect. I really want to finish duoview support. At this point I think I might be better off just onloading my savage laptop and getting a laptop with an ati

RE: An ATI Mobility M4 driver for laptops soon ?

2003-03-28 Thread Alex Deucher
the standard r128 driver should work for this chipset. the M4 is r128 based. Alex --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a Dell Inspiron 8000(laptop) 1Ghz 128MB ATI M4 graphics card I am having a strange problem. I believe that this problem is with XFree86 and it's consistency

xfixes extension

2003-05-31 Thread Alex Deucher
Now that 4.3.0 is out, what is the status of xfixes? I'd like to see it included again for 4.4.0 or 5 or whatever the next release will be. it fixed some annying behavior in X. if not xfixes, what about another extension offering similar functionality? Thoughts? Alex

Re: how to iterate through mode lists

2003-05-31 Thread Alex Deucher
If that's the case then's what's the best way to iterate through the mode list without getting stuck in an endless loop? It's probably somehting simple, but it's just not coming to me... Alex --- Dr Andrew C Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have only looked at this code briefly and long

Re: how to iterate through mode lists

2003-05-31 Thread Alex Deucher
yeah, that's the way to do it... I feel like an idiot... it's been too long since my old CS classes... Thanks to all who replied, Alex --- Sven Luther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 08:24:31AM -0700, Alex Deucher wrote: If that's the case then's what's the best way

re: [PATCH] radeon mergedfb support for cvs

2003-06-02 Thread Alex Deucher
BTW, bugzilla reference for this feature is here: http://bugs.xfree86.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=276 Please test and post any comments or issues. Thanks, Alex --- The attached patch adds mergedfb support (a single framebuffer with two viewports looking

Re: RFC: OpenGL + XvMC

2003-06-02 Thread Alex Deucher
Just curious, as I'm not too familiar with XvMC yet, but would this provide another Xv adapter that used the 3D texture engine to display videos rather than othe video overlay? or something else. Sorry for my ignorance. Thanks, Alex --- Mark Vojkovich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd like to

Re: status of SiS 3d?

2003-06-03 Thread Alex Deucher
PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher wrote: Sis wrote support for the 300 series and it works. However, when mesa 4.x came out no one ever updated the sis dri stuff to match the new structure. so DRI works with the 300 if you use the mesa 3.x libs. It shouldn't be too hard to port the sis stuff

Re: status of SiS 3d?

2003-06-03 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Ian Romanick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I certainly wouldn't buy one to replace my Radeon 8500! :) It would be exclusively to update the drive. It's the same reason I would be a Gamma card w/an R2 rasterizer...too bad there are *none* on eBay. After I realized that, I pretty much

Re: Fw: Reverse engineering Windows Radeon IGP320/340 driver?

2003-06-09 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Wouter Bijlsma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's a pity the DRI folks don't have access to the hardware. I do. But I'm not a driver developer (though I'm quite skilled in C, assembler and graphics code). Would it be a bad thing for me to try and find out if the existing 7000 driver can be

Re: Getting Dual Independent Heads to work on Debian(sid) on iBook

2003-06-12 Thread Alex Deucher
there are alot of issues with dualhead and LCDs on PPC. I believe the fix is to use fbdev, but I'm not sure anyone has gotten dualhead to work yet. check the archives from last month. Alex --- Andreakis, Dean (MED) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying to enable dual independent heads on my

Re: Symbol unresolved problems..

2003-06-13 Thread Alex Deucher
I had this problem as well at one point when I was messing with the savage driver. What was weird was I hadn't messed with any of the vbe stuff. I think it ended up being a bad pointer reference or something like that. also, if you are attempting to mess with programming dualhead, you need to

Re: Getting Dual Independent Heads to work on Debian(sid) on iBook

2003-06-13 Thread Alex Deucher
, -dean andreakis On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 14:47, Alex Deucher wrote: this is from the DRI (front, back, and depth buffers) not the 2D driver I think. Alex --- Andreakis, Dean (MED) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (WW) RADEON (0): Static buffer allocation failed -- need at least 9216

Re: Getting additional info from an XInput driver

2003-06-24 Thread Alex Deucher
I'm not sure Xinput really supports this sort of functionality right now. Support for this may be something for 5.0. Alex --- Divide by Zero [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 24 of June 2003 23:16, Brad Hards wrote: On Wed, 25 Jun 2003 00:34 am, Divide by Zero wrote: I'm trying to

Re: Getting additional info from an XInput driver

2003-06-25 Thread Alex Deucher
perhaps you could write a kernel driver and wrap it with an X driver (although you'd lose multiplatform capabilities). I'm not that familiar with XInput. Alex --- Divide by Zero [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday 25 of June 2003 05:39, Alex Deucher wrote: I'm not sure Xinput really

SiS news

2003-06-25 Thread Alex Deucher
I just saw this on extremetech today: http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,3973,1101038,00.asp Looks like SiS is spinning off it's graphics chip division. perhaps this could mean better access to databooks! time will tell I suppose. Alex __ Do you Yahoo!? SBC

Re: root window

2003-06-27 Thread Alex Deucher
there is a work around for root window file managers like nautilus or KDE in xsnow and xpenguins. you might also want to check the nautilus source or gnome source for the root window code, or ask on one of the gnome lists. Alex --- Daniel Godas Lopez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i have made a

Re: nautilus root window

2003-06-30 Thread Alex Deucher
try your query on Nautilus-devel (http://www.gnome.org). one of the nautilus developers should be able to answer your question. Alex --- Daniel Godas Lopez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i have been trying to paint on the root window, i am using an include file (vroot.h) that defines a function to

Re: Dell C400 fix applied to 855GM?

2003-06-30 Thread Alex Deucher
why aren't the windows drivers affected? they must be a way around it without needing a new bios... The same thing was claimed the last time around with the 830s and dell never fixed the bios, but someone came up with a work around. Alex --- Hope Merritt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All, The

Re: Dell C400 fix applied to 855GM?

2003-06-30 Thread Alex Deucher
well, yeah. My point was that intel should just release a patch to fix the driver (or specs to let us fix it) rather than fixing the bios and making us wait for dell to (possibly) update the bios. Alex --- Mike A. Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Simple. Because the Windows drivers have

Re: MGA fixes don't compile

2003-07-01 Thread Alex Deucher
it's also needed for mergedfb support on mga, although it could probably be rewritten to not use HAL. Alex --- Dr Andrew C Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Egbert Eich wrote: Dr Andrew C Aitchison writes: 260. Disabled mode writeback to client program from

Re: MGA fixes don't compile

2003-07-02 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Egbert Eich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The truth is that we don't know what MGA HAL does exactly. It does a lot of initialization stuff when it is called in PreInit()(!) and it sets up video modes differently than the OpenSource code does. In some cases it does the wrong thing so I had to

Re: Xinerama on GeForce4 cards?

2003-07-02 Thread Alex Deucher
I don't suppose you can contribute your code back? I've sure someone could get it working in due time. Alex --- Kendall Bennett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mark Vojkovich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are trying to figure out how to get Dual Head working on the NVIDIA NV driver that is

Re: MGA fixes don't compile

2003-07-03 Thread Alex Deucher
Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Alex Deucher wrote: Actually you could probably replace the HAL functionality by using the linux matrox framebuffer driver or directfb driver as a reference. it exposes just about all the functionality of the Gxxx driver (tv out

Re: News about 3D..

2003-07-03 Thread Alex Deucher
right now? not likely. Sis refuses to release the necessary databooks needed to write a 3D driver. unless this changes, we'll probably be out of luck. Alex --- Serdar Cevher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I would like to know when SiS650 users could have the 3D support for the card on

Re: S3 Trio64UV+, S3 Trio64V2/DX

2003-07-03 Thread Alex Deucher
open a bug at http://bugs.xfree86.org/ and include your patch so that it doesn't get lost. hopefully it will get fixed up and integrated. Alex --- áÌÅËÓÅÊ_âÁÊ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With the attached trivial patch I forced these cards to work to some extent with XFree 4.3.0 ... Only

Re: XTest, Xinerama (Re: Xinerama, extensions, and x2x)

2003-07-05 Thread Alex Deucher
I believe this patch was already applied to cvs (HEAD, don't know about the branches) a while back. Alex --- Erik van het Hof [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please find below an email and patch by Rik Faith to make XTEST work with Xinerama. I have backported this to a 4.2.1 version on my debian box

Re: ? the structure of XFree86

2003-07-07 Thread Alex Deucher
what do you mean by structure? docs about the APIs, features, and drivers are here: http://www.xfree86.org/4.3.0/ in the source tree, 2D drivers live in xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ 3D and mesa live in xc/lib/GL/mesa/ Alex --- Si, Tom (˾½­Æ½ IES) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, All

Re: TFT Pivot function

2003-07-08 Thread Alex Deucher
some drivers offer a rotate option, however there is no HW acceleration when this is used. Alex --- Jesper Tiberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! I just bought a ViewSonic TFT-monitor (VP171b) with the pivot function the ability to flip the display 90 degrees) and I wonder if there is or

Re: TFT Pivot function

2003-07-09 Thread Alex Deucher
I believe all it supports right now with the standard xfree86 drivers is framebuffer resizing. the kdrive servers support more xrandr options. Alex --- Andrew C Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Jesper Tiberg wrote: Hello! I just bought a ViewSonic TFT-monitor

Re: [forum] Choosing an extension for bitmap-only SFNTs

2003-07-10 Thread Alex Deucher
I prefer .sfnt as well. we shouldn't feel limited by DOS. Just my 2 cents... Alex --- Andrew C Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10 Jul 2003, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote: I need to pick an extension for the bitmap-only SFNT fonts[1]. While these fonts use the same file format as

Re: [forum] Choosing an extension for bitmap-only SFNTs

2003-07-10 Thread Alex Deucher
Plus most users will be on some un*x anyway. Also users generally don't have a problem with .html vs .htm and .jpeg vs .jpg, at least in my experience. Alex --- Peter \Firefly\ Lund [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Alex Deucher wrote: I prefer .sfnt as well. we shouldn't feel

PLE133 driver source

2003-07-10 Thread Alex Deucher
I just saw this on VIA's website. It looks like they just took Alan's code and added some tv features (or perhaps just re-released his code?). I don't know if there are already in CVS or not, but for what it's worth here's the link: http://www.viaarena.com/?PageID=296

RE: Problem with BitBLT

2003-07-11 Thread Alex Deucher
I think there is already accel support for 69030 including dualhead support in xfree86. Alex --- Rob Taylor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MessageIt appears i'm lying and the accellerated X driver is no longer on said page. The framebuffer driver thats required for the acceleretd friver to work

Re: Radeon 9800 support for XFree86

2003-07-11 Thread Alex Deucher
ATI beat ya to it ;) Support for the 9800 and a few others as well as a few other fixes were added to CVS last week. Alex --- Markus Bäurle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everybody, I hacked XFree86 4.3.0 to recognize my ATI Radeon 9800 Pro card. I added a new chip type ATI_CHIP_R350, but

Re: tvout in XFree86 drivers

2003-07-11 Thread Alex Deucher
several drivers support TV out but not all. I believe via, trident, and savage have open source support for most tv out options. Matrox provides binary support for the g400 (although you can get tv out working with the linux frambuffer driver for all recent matrox cards), as does nvidia. for

Re: Savage Driver Replacement?

2003-07-12 Thread Alex Deucher
it's actually Alan Cox's website :) Alex --- Alan Hourihane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 05:20:16PM -0700, Tim Roberts wrote: I've recently been made aware of the XFree86 Savage driver that VIA released and is now available on Alan Hourihane's web site. This driver is

Fwd: [Dri-users] xvmc with i810 (i830) in 4.3 problems

2003-07-13 Thread Alex Deucher
Anyone familiar with xvmc have any thoughts on this? Alex __ Do you Yahoo!? SBC Yahoo! DSL - Now only $29.95 per month! http://sbc.yahoo.com---BeginMessage--- Hi List. XvMC seems to be not much used as the mailing-list archive shows. But since someone made a

RE: [Dri-users] xvmc with i810 (i830) in 4.3 problems

2003-07-14 Thread Alex Deucher
also, just as a note, the new savage driver VIA/S3 released has Xvmc support as well. Alex --- Sottek, Matthew J [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: XvMC is only implemented for i810/i815 class chips at this time. 830/845/855 chips share the same binary XFree driver but are not very similar in design,

RE: Savage Driver Replacement?

2003-07-15 Thread Alex Deucher
VIA/S3 released fully featured driver that it developed in house. they were based on 4.2.0. VIA had previously released a 2D only driver for the CLE266, which was integrated into xfree86 CVS. The released drivers are available on Alan Cox's website: http://www.linux.org.uk/~alan/S3.zip

User sponsored drivers

2003-07-15 Thread Alex Deucher
This proposal comes up periodically on this and other xfree lists, but never really goes anywhere. Why not raise money from the open source community to fund open source driver development? everything from revamping X (ie, speeding up the development of 5.0 features) to adding a new Xfree86 3D

Re: User sponsored drivers

2003-07-16 Thread Alex Deucher
What about tungsten graphics or Providenza Boekelheide, Inc. (Tim Robert's company? Plus I'm sure there are other small development companies that would be interested. Alex --- Mark Vojkovich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Alex Deucher wrote: This proposal comes up

Re: User sponsored drivers

2003-07-16 Thread Alex Deucher
Support for HW accelerated indirect rendering is just a matter of restructuring some library interfaces so that GLX commands can get decoded and sent to the hardware rather than the sw renderer. It's in the pipeline for future development by the DRI folks, but if it were sponsored, it might

Re: Rotated Displays

2003-08-01 Thread Alex Deucher
Does savage HW even support acceleration with rotation? --- Tim Roberts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've had a client ask me about changing the Savage driver to support acceleration while the screen is rotated. (Today, I just let ShadowFB handle rotation.) I presume there are other drivers

Re: final issues... xfree86 for the VIA Apollo CLE266

2003-08-01 Thread Alex Deucher
Also whatever this means, I have the feeling it's a big deal regarding the cle266, is this something I need to fix in BIOS? (WW) via(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xd800,0x200) Thanks all, for your help! Does your kernel have support for MTRRs compiled in?

Re: Rotated Displays

2003-08-02 Thread Alex Deucher
Also, now that there is a 3D driver for savage you could implement windows as textures and you'd get rotation for free. Alex --- Carsten Haitzler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 01 Aug 2003 13:41:45 -0700 Tim Roberts [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: On Fri, 1 Aug 2003 12:58:06 -0700 (PDT), Alex

Re: radeonfb in 2.6.0-test2 and radeon 320m

2003-08-04 Thread Alex Deucher
These questions are about the linux kernel framebuffer drivers and would probably be better answered on either the linux-kernel or linux-fbdev mailing lists. This ML is for Xfree86 development. Alex --- Mr. Mailing List [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have laptop with 320m radeon. radeonfb didn't

Re: Seeking MergedFB - Xinerama development advice

2003-08-05 Thread Alex Deucher
. Thanks for writing the code and preparing this description. Alex --- Thomas Winischhofer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher wrote: I'd be interested in seeing your code once you have decided on a route, so that I can update the radeon mergedfb driver. Alex, the code is now available on my

Re: Can I hide the cursor?

2003-08-07 Thread Alex Deucher
or use an empty pixmap for the old sytle cursors. Alex --- Matthew Allum [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you use XFree 4.3 with libxcursor, you can create a completely transparent cursor theme. -- Matthew on Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 02:21:35PM +0800, tom wrote: I want to hide the cursor

New radeon mergedfb and power management patches available

2003-08-08 Thread Alex Deucher
For those that are interested, I just wanted to mention that I've posted new versions of my radeon mergedfb patch and my radeon powermanagement patch. Please see bugzilla for more details. Binaries and diffs are available on my website (listed on bugzilla). Mergedfb:

Re: Post-processing X-server output

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
you could also create a desktop using OpenGL textures and polygons. something like an Xnest server that uses openGL for windowing. Alex --- Alexander Block [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I want to post-process the output of an x-server. In detail I want to take e.g. the desktop view of any

Re: old Mach32 and Mach64 servers

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Dr Andrew C Aitchison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is a GATOS project to add 3D to those mach64 chips which support 3D; it has never been merged into the XFree86 driver. Xv may or may not have made it into the mach64 driver too. GATOS develops the Xv and video in/out features of

Re: patch for ia64 page size

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
You might want to create a bug in bugzilla (bugs.xfree86.org) and attach the patches there. that way people can comment on the patches and the committers usually post a comment there if they decide to include it. Alex --- Warren Turkal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW, if I submit a patch to

Re: old Mach32 and Mach64 servers

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
some mach64 mobility chips had a second crtc that was never supported. same thing with rage 128. I'm not sure about the accel engine on mach32, but I think mach64 is fairly well accelerated. If you want the databooks, register as a developer with ATI and request them (be patient). Also the old

Re: Xrender transforms...

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
don't know how to tickle the hardware to make it do that... Alex --- Carsten Haitzler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 10 Aug 2003 19:57:31 -0700 (PDT) Alex Deucher [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: I realize this probably isn't the preferred way to do it in the long run, but there is a basic

Using the radeon CP engine for Xv

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
If the CP is enabled for acceleration on the radeon, could I also use it to issue Xv commands rather than using mmio? It looks like it should be possible. I'd be willing to give it a try. would any sort of special locking be required or can I just issue the commands to the ring like the accel

Re: MergedFB mode question

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
you might try xfree86 cvs and then use the option MonitorLayout LVDS, CRT I think I also recall hearing that apple wired the DACS differently than most boards. I believe this is fixed in cvs. Alex --- Andreakis, Dean (MED) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am utilizing MergedFB mode from Alex D.

Re: DPI with multiple heads and virtual desktops

2003-08-20 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Thomas Winischhofer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher wrote: How is DPI supposed to work if you have a virtual desktop larger than the current mode? the current code seems to produce the wrong DPI. xf86SetDpi() has the following code: if (pScrn-widthmm 0

Re: vfb port to xf86 device driver interface

2003-08-21 Thread Alex Deucher
Open a bug on http://bugs.xfree86.org/ you can post a description, patches, and comments. Other users can try your code, and when it's ready, one of the xfree86 developers can commit it to the cvs tree. Alex --- Mark McLoughlin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey, I've done some work on

Re: about XFree 4.x driver ATI 3D Rage LT Pro

2003-08-25 Thread Alex Deucher
there is support for 3D on mach64 in the DRI CVS tree. see here for more details: http://www.retinalburn.net/linux/dri_status.html binary snapshots are available here: http://dri.sourceforge.net/snapshots/bleeding-edge/ Alex --- mark dohl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hi, at the same time I read

Re: xfree86, DRI, and multiple heads: thoughts and ideas

2003-08-28 Thread Alex Deucher
I was leaning that way myself... Alex --- Thomas Winischhofer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher wrote: Next, mergedfb... I've been thinking about creating generic xfree support functions to replace the chipset specific ones for mergedfb. This would make it easier to add

2 questions about radeon driver

2003-08-19 Thread Alex Deucher
I have two questions for you about the radeon driver. the first relates to the CP and accel. I'm attempting to convert the Xv code to use the CP. how do you check to find out if the driver is using CP or MMIO accel? I considered using info-directRenderingEnabled, but as far as I can see the

xfree86, DRI, and multiple heads: thoughts and ideas

2003-08-28 Thread Alex Deucher
Dualhead... Right now there is dualhead support for the following cards in xfree86: radeon matrox sis via chips 3dlabs (Sven mentioned that he had this quasi-working on the newer cards, although I don't know the state of his driver) The following cards have hw dualhead support, but no driver

Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: [Dri-devel] Rage128 and Radeon patches

2003-08-14 Thread Alex Deucher
PROTECTED] wrote: --- Alex Deucher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2) access ROM directly instead of relying on copy in low RAM. This allows multiple cards. Required MPP_TB_CONFIG fix in driver. Is this patch necessary for xfree86? It may address some of the issues in the email threads I

Re: MergedFB and XINERAMA

2003-09-08 Thread Alex Deucher
The radeon and Sis mergedfb drivers support their own internal xinerama extension to provide hints to xinerama aware apps. They do not use the regular Xinerama extension. the closed source nvidia driver does a similar thing. Alex --- Billy Biggs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As a more

Re: Dual-head without XINERAMA ?

2003-09-08 Thread Alex Deucher
It appears that the ati firegl driver does not support xinerama when using its dualhead/mergedfb mode. I'd be happy to add xinerama support for ati's driver. just tell them to release the source ;) I suppose as a work-around you could divide the width by 2 for modes like 2048x768 or 2560x1024,

Re: MergedFB and XINERAMA

2003-09-08 Thread Alex Deucher
it would appear so. --- Billy Biggs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): The radeon and Sis mergedfb drivers support their own internal xinerama extension to provide hints to xinerama aware apps. They do not use the regular Xinerama extension. the closed source

Re: Dual-head without XINERAMA ?

2003-09-08 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Thomas Winischhofer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Deucher wrote: It appears that the ati firegl driver does not support xinerama when using its dualhead/mergedfb mode. I'd be happy to add xinerama support for ati's driver. just tell them to release the source ;) Hm, I don't

Re: xfree86, DRI, and multiple heads: thoughts and ideas

2003-09-08 Thread Alex Deucher
] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 00:31 am, Alex Deucher wrote: The following cards have hw dualhead support, but no driver support for it: i830/845 I'm interested in working on this, even if it is just to control the second output (ie to make

Re: [directfb-dev] Re: blanking of non-refreshing windows

2003-09-09 Thread Alex Deucher
Does using the TMU for blitting work in conjunction with OpenGL? in the xfree86 mga driver, there is an option (textured video) to use the TMU as a YUV Xvideo interface, however, enabling that disabled the DRI. I had thought about adding a textured video option to the radeon driver (using the

XGI?

2003-09-15 Thread Alex Deucher
Is anyone on either of these lists familiar with XGI? It seems to be a new GPU manufacturer consisting of a merger of Trident and the SiS graphics division. here's their website: http://www.xgitech.com/index.htm They have some interesting products products (dual GPU solution). Some of their

RE: [Dri-devel] XGI?

2003-09-15 Thread Alex Deucher
the linux driver, which is release with Linux OS, for almost all their own chips. -Original Message- From: Alex Deucher [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 5:30 PM To: Thomas Winischhofer; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Alex Deucher; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Exporting sched_yield to the drivers

2003-09-23 Thread Alex Deucher
info on futexes: http://ds9a.nl/futex-manpages/ I'm not real familiar with them. Alex --- Mark Vojkovich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, [iso-8859-1] emmanuel ALLAUD wrote: This is perhaps a dumb idea, but could the futexes help here? I don't know if they have equivalent

Re: Emulate mouse button enhancement

2003-09-24 Thread Alex Deucher
I would love to see this patch applied. I've been using tpscroll (http://rsim.cs.uiuc.edu/~sachs/tp-scroll/) to get this functionality for years. it'd be nice to have it as part of xfree86. Alex --- Mathias Fröhlich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I have implemented a new feature for

Re: Wrong order of a timeouts processing in WaitForSomething.

2003-09-25 Thread Alex Deucher
This is somewhat off topic, but as I recall someone posted a patch to use the linux event input interface to support hotplugging in xfree86. it may be of use with what you are looking at now...or not. Alex --- Juliusz Chroboczek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JG So I'd just open the device and see

Re: sched_yield futexes

2003-09-25 Thread Alex Deucher
you might check to make sure your message made it to the list. I've posted some questions on linux-kernel and they never got through. Alex --- Emmanuel Allaud [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: /I did not have news from my request on linux-kernel, but I came across this interview of Rusty Russel

RE: Starting XFree86 without an XF86Config file

2003-10-02 Thread Alex Deucher
Speaking of multi-display, has intel done any work on adding dualhead support for xfree86 for the i830/45 chips or released docs so someone else could do it? Just curious... Alex --- Sottek, Matthew J [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would advocate a config system that has a basic set of well

Re: Multihead support

2003-10-03 Thread Alex Deucher
what do you mean by on demand? in non-xinerama multihead you can run apps on either head by specifying a display like you did below. the cursor and keyboard inupt can move between heads based on their relationship, but that apps stay on the head they were started on. if you want to drag apps

RE: Multihead support

2003-10-03 Thread Alex Deucher
for the confusion. -Original Message- From: Alex Deucher [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 4:36 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Multihead support what do you mean by on demand? in non-xinerama multihead you can run apps on either head by specifying

Re: Multiple monitors

2003-10-07 Thread Alex Deucher
you can configure that heads however you want. if you don't want to use two of the heads, don't include them in your config. then set up the arrangemet of the other heads as you like. Alex --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have five monitors on a system and one keyboard/mouse. Can I configure

Re: Betr: Re: Multiple monitors

2003-10-07 Thread Alex Deucher
-- Oorspronkelijk bericht -- From: Alex Deucher [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Multiple monitors To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 06:46:34 -0700 (PDT) you can configure that heads however you want. if you don't want to use two of the heads, don't include them

Re: XvGetStill for v4l

2003-10-08 Thread Alex Deucher
I believe Gerd Knorr wrote the v4l module. you might want to ask him. Also, if you wrote a patch, I'm sure there would be interest. Alex --- Mark Cuss [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello I'm wondering if there are currently any plans to implement XvGetStill for the video4linux driver in

Re: How to render multiple cursors?

2003-10-08 Thread Alex Deucher
the problem is X is fundamentally based on the concept of a single cursor. Most if not all GUIs are. Alex --- Grant Wallace [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I earlier had a question regarding how to support multiple pointers. One reply to that was to write a Window Manager to handle this. I can see

Re: dual head different resolutions

2003-10-11 Thread Alex Deucher
I've never used ati's fireglx drivers so I can't comment on how they work. Plus since they are closed source binary only drivers, opensource developers cannot add any new features. if you want a xinerama like feature, ask ati directly. I maintain the mergedfb functionality in the xfree86

Re: i82852/855GM 1040x1050

2003-10-14 Thread Alex Deucher
I doubt it unless intel releases the necessary programming information. Alex --- hb [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi; Some weeks back there was a discussion about a problem with some laptops (acer 661LCi, dell 500m,..) were the Vid-BIOS does not return the panel size and XFree can't use the

Re: [Dri-devel] Re: VIA's Savage Drivers

2003-10-15 Thread Alex Deucher
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mer, 2003-10-15 at 21:07, Alex Deucher wrote: the 3D drvier needs to be updated to mesa 5.x. Not much work has been done on it and I think there are some issues with the 2D driver. There's no way it will make it into 4.4.0. the current code is on a branch

Re: Logitech Elite Keyboard Layout

2003-10-19 Thread Alex Deucher
post the patch on bugzilla - http://bugs.xfree86.org Alex --- Carlo Gebhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear list, I have writen an xkb layout for the Logitech Elite Keyboard. Maybe someone can use it or it will be included into XFree. -- changes to symbols.dir:

Re: XrandR

2003-10-27 Thread Alex Deucher
there is a patch for support of the 731 in bugzilla: http://bugs.xfree86.org/show_bug.cgi?id=754 No other drivers support roation in hardware at the moment, so it's up to you to implement it from scratch I suspect. Keith Packard did much of the work for xrandr for PDAs. You might want to look at

Please read if you are having problems with dualhead on radeon IGP chips

2003-10-27 Thread Alex Deucher
I've talked to quite a few people that have had problems getting dualhead to work on radeon IGP chips. Specifically, the crt port seems to go into powersave mode when dualhead is enabled. I talked to Hui Yu at ATI about the problem and he hasn't seen it on his IGP boards using the lastest code

Re: 3D for SMI WAS: Re: XrandR

2003-10-28 Thread Alex Deucher
--- Robert Woerle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I am now in contact with Keith packard and checked out his latest stuff .. it looks promising since there is already a SMI Server there .. unfortunately it crashes when i use the hw acceleration ...without it works .. Alex Deucher

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