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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/cirrus: flip default to 32bpp
On Fri, Jul 06, 2018 at 02:35:07PM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-07-06 at 11:12 +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > cirrus can handle 1024x768 (and slightly higher) with 24bpp depth.
> > cirrus can handle up to 800x600 with 32bpp.
>
> 16bpp is maybe a better choice? Nobody's using cirrus because they care
> about color fidelity and it'll use less CPU to update. There's
> precedent here, mgag200 defaults to 16bpp on sufficiently memory-
> impaired devices.

Yeah nouveau does the same fallback to 16bpp if there's not enough vram.
So do a bunch of other drivers.
-Daniel
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Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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