Control fb problem on 8500
daenzerm at student.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 23 07:55:19 EST 2000
Michel Lanners wrote:
> supposing someone actually finds out how control's hardware cursor works,
> and supposing someone would actually take the time to implement this,
> wouldn't we need to provide a XFree driver as well? I guess plain fbdevhw
> doesn't support hw cursor...
Don't think that there are fbdev ioctls to control it either.
> In that event, would it be possible to address the above-mentioned flaw
> in XFree in that particular driver, or is the problem more geneic (i.e.
> littered throughout the source tree)?
No, the driver can handle it very easily by setting pScrn->displayWidth to the
The problem with the fbdev driver is that it should know that value before it
possibly can (before the mode is initialized).
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \ member of XFree86 and The DRI Project
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