From: Alex Deucher <agd5f@ya...> - 2003-10-29 05:20:37
--- Robert Woerle <robert@...> wrote:
> 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 schrieb:
> >there is a patch for support of the 731 in bugzilla:
> >No other drivers support roation in hardware at the moment, so it's
> >to you to implement it from scratch I suspect. Keith Packard did
> >of the work for xrandr for PDAs. You might want to look at the
> >kdrive/tinyx servers for reference.
> >Any chance you'd be interested in adding dualhead or 3D support? :)
> hmm .. i am no video guru ... also these are my first attempte`s with
> X-Server coding ...
> i did make a touchscreen driver and such stuff until now .
> Since i got the doc`s from SMI .. i have the reference to look at ...
> what is a good starting point for 3 D ???
> is there any easy to read driver which i could derive the code from ?
It depends on the how the engine works and what features it supports.
The r128 or i810/80/45 driver may be a good reference point. The best
way to start is to copy another driver and then slowly fill in the
functions with SMI specific code. I admit I'm no expert when it comes
to 3d though...
> >--- Robert Woerle <robert@...> wrote:
> >>I want to start implementing the Siliconmotion chips into the
> >>extension ...
> >>Can someone point me to a chip which already supports this
> >>is able to rotate on the fly ??
> >>I recieved the hardware specs and PCI registers from siliconmotion
> >>and i
> >>am ready to spent time on that ...
> >>i also revieved the doc`s for the latest SMI 731 chip which is
> >>supported at all at XFREE ...
> >>how do i get into that ...
> >>main issue is the XRANDR then comes the new 731 ...
> >>Cheers Rob
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