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Bug#342053: DirectFrameBuffer crashes on PPC systems if HW accelerated drivers are used

On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 12:20:36AM +0100, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> Package: cdebconf-gtk-udeb
> Severity: normal
> DirectFrameBuffer by default enables hardware acceleration whenever 
> possible, this resulted in a DFB crash on many PPC systems [1] .
> DFB's HW acceleration should be disabled at runtime for those fb drivers 
> that are known to be actually broken.

Right now we have the following cases tested : 

  Known good : radeonfb, vesafb (or whatever x86 uses).
  Known bad : atyfb, nvidiafb

And furthermore, the cursor bug is due to an endianess error in the directfb
accel code.


Sven Luther

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