On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 04:20:23PM +0100, Keith Whitwell wrote:
> Michel D=E4nzer wrote:
> >On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 15:58, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> >>Does anyone know why the radeon & r128 drivers call FLUSH_RING when i=
> >>the BlockHandler ?
> >This is the best way to ensure that the indirect buffer gets flushed
> >according to Mark Vojkovich. Without it, drawing operations could get
> >stuck in the indirect buffer for quite a while. See the dri-devel
> Ah, yes. What's confusing here is the naming of the macro: FLUSH_RING=
> doesn't actually have anything to do with the ring, but rather sends th=
> buffer of commands being built up in the X server off to the kernel.
> Perhaps renaming the macro to FLUSH_INDIRECT_BUFFER() would help make=20
> things clearer?