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



On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 10:13:10PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 12:45:10PM +0200, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> > looking at DFB's supported-hardware page
> > 
> > http://www.directfb.org/index.php?path=Main%2FSupport%2FGraphics
> 
> Well, ...
> 
> I did some try with my xgi card, and even though i disabled hardware
> acceleration, this is a nogo. I ended up in a messed up text terminal (with
> black blocks and â chars for the box borders and shadow).
> 
> So, it is clear that directfb needs not only the per-card drivers for
> acceleration, but also for normal usage.
> 
> That said, i couldn't find any kind of directfb log or something, so maybe the
> above guess was bad, and something else funny happened, since that was with a
> 2.6.18 kernel.

DirectFB only supports :

          FB_ACCEL_SIS_GLAMOUR_2
	  FB_ACCEL_SIS_XABRE

While my card is :

	FB_ACCEL_XGI_VOLARI_V

But that is only for accel. I didn't find where the pci ids are checked, but
maybe this is related to the sis->xgi vendor id change.

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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