Pending MFC of drm updates

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 8 09:03:04 PST 2009


On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 11:57 -0500, Steve Polyack wrote:
> Robert Noland wrote:
> > I am planning to merge most all of the drm from -CURRENT to releng_7
> > shortly.  The merge that I have staged includes the following.
> >
> > Merged /head/sys:r182080,182467-182469,182883-182884,183573,183603-183605,
> > 	183828,183830-183834,184212-184213,184263,184373-184375
> >
> > There are really too many updates/fixes to mention as the drm from 7 is
> > more than 2 years old now.  This has support for several newer Intel and
> > AMD/ATI chips, (no r6/7xx yet, but soon(tm)).
> >
> > I have a patch available for testing at
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~rnoland/drm-update-7-010609.patch.bz2
> >
> > robert.
> >
> >   
> I've pulled this down and patched my install of FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE.  
> Whilst using a Radeon 9250 (R280?), I have no problems.  There is also 
> no apparent performance difference.
> 
> The only issue I have seen occurs with my dual-monitor setup.  
> Occasionally a window on the second monitor will decide to render its 
> drop-down menus or other (overlay-based?) graphics on the primary 
> monitor instead of where it should be.  Restarting the application seems 
> to clear this up.  I have not seen this previously before applying your 
> patch.

Hrm, I'm not sure how that could be related... You might try rebuilding
graphics/libdrm.  That sounds like an framebuffer offset issue.

robert.

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