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SubjectRe: [git pull] drm for rc1
Hi!

> > > >>> Highlights:
> > > >>> core/drivers: add support for high precision vblank timestamps
> > > >>> radeon: pageflipping support, Gen2 PCIE support
> > > >>> nouveau: reworked VRAM and VM support
> > > >>> intel: better ILK/SNB powersaving support, Full GTT support
> > > >>
> > > >> Lowlights: it's broken.
> >
> > Heh, at this point I expected Linus to complain about milion merges in
> > changelog...

(Ok, I chould have put a smiley there :-).

> > > Arg. It's been ok on my ILK systems, but Chris has found some
> > >issues with out watermarking code iirc; apparently we're underflowing
> > >the display FIFO, causing all sorts of trouble. If it works before
> > >the pull of Dave's tree, can you bisect?
> >
> > Watermarking code? What goes on there?
>
> FIFO watermarks, they determine when the display fetches from the scanout
> buffer to fill the pipe. If we run out of FIFO entries then the display
> flickers at best, at worst we may hard hang the machine.

Thanks for info. I was afraid it was trying to do some watermarks on
video signal, to catch evil videotapers or something like that...

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