Pending MFC of drm updates
korvus at comcast.net
Thu Jan 8 17:13:41 UTC 2009
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,
> 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
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
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