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Bug#277038: xserver-xfree86: xv in neomagic driver is too slow for dvd playback

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 03:48:03PM -0500, Tony Hill wrote:
> I hear what you are saying and agree that I'd like to understand what 
> that register poke does.  I'm doing a little searching right now to 
> figure it out.
> I do know this, the register poke has been present in the linux kernel 
> framebuffer driver since 2002 
> (http://seclists.org/lists/linux-kernel/2002/Jan/att-6384/neofb-0.3.1-linux-2.4.18-pre6.patch), 
> as well as present in XFree86 since April 2003 
> (http://cvsweb.xfree86.org/cvsweb/*checkout*/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/neomagic/neo_driver.c?rev=1.67)
> Neither the kernel fb team nor the XFree86 team mention what the 
> register poke does, just that it speeds up framebuffer operations.
> So, I'll look into it more, and let you know what I find out.

Hi Tony,

Have you had any luck with this?

G. Branden Robinson                |
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