[vdr] [PATCH] RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Thu Aug 14 14:22:53 CEST 2008


On 14 Aug 2008, at 21:53, Thomas Hilber wrote:

> a good idea, but in the case of 'xserver-xorg-video-ati' true hardware
> double buffers are supported. If a new PutImage() comes in the DDX  
> simply
> toggles to the other double buffer and starts to write there. No  
> matter
> this buffer ever has been completely read by CRT controller.
>
> So there is no mechanism waiting here for something as far as I can  
> see.


Since you're using the vsync irq in any case, the best solution would  
be to notify user space at irq time that it should 'PutImage' a new  
frame.


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Torgeir Veimo
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