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SubjectRe: [RFC] Small PCI core patch
Alan Cox wrote:
> On Maw, 2005-11-22 at 11:54 -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
>> Removal of the 2D engines is a key vulnerability in the strategy of
>> only using 2D on Linux.
> I must have missed something, there isn't such a strategy anywhere I
> know either in X or in the kernel. EXA in X is designed to make using
> the 3D engine to do the 2D rendering much easier.

What he means is the process of begging the vendors for specs for just
the 2D hardware engine won't work when a seperate 2D engine doesn't
exist anymore.

Brian Gerst
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