Which XFree86 version has Flat Panel support in Radeon?

Michel Dänzer michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch
Sat Oct 20 21:34:17 EST 2001

On Sat, 2001-10-20 at 03:00, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:

> I just tried to use my Radeon with the FlatPanel with XFree86 4.1.0 but I
> could not get it to work.  I looked in
> xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ati at radeon_driver.c and noticed
> lots of comments saying Flat Panel support was disabled.
> I did see ifdef ENABLE_FLAT_PANEL in places but it was clear that support
> was not included completely yet.
> I would very much like to use my flat panel display.  Can anyone tell me
> which Branch of the XFree86 tree I should go looking for Radeon Flat Panel
> support

Only the trunk is more current than the 4.1 branch.

> or who (which developer) at Xfree86 I should be e-mailing to get
> the bleeding edge so that I can start to work on this.

I think Alan Hourihane is the core team developer who has been working
on the radeon driver the most, but Ani might be a good place to start.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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