|author||Martin-Éric Racine <email@example.com>||2011-11-17 02:15:27 +0200|
|committer||Martin-Éric Racine <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-11-17 02:15:27 +0200|
Added info about 'ztv' a.k.a. the V4L2 driver for LX in README.
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 11 deletions
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
xf86-video-geode -- AMD Geode GX and LX graphics driver for X.org
-README last updated: 2011-03-13
+README last updated: 2011-11-17
@@ -17,21 +17,22 @@ IRC channel:
= Introduction =
This is the X graphics driver for the AMD Geode GX and LX processors.
-The GX driver features XAA and EXA support for graphics acceleration,
-and the LX driver supports EXA (including compositing). Both drivers
-support Xv overlay supprot and dynamic rotation with XRandR.
+The GX component supports both XAA and EXA for graphics acceleration.
+The LX component supports EXA including compositing. Both support Xv
+overlay and dynamic rotation with XRandR. Additionally, a V4L2 driver
+for the Geode LX is provided.
= Dependencies =
-As of version 2.9.0, this driver depends on X server 1.3 or newer,
+Since version 2.9.0, this driver depends on X server 1.3 or greater,
because it utilizes the new common DDC probing libraries from X.Org.
- If necessary, it might be possible to create autoconf macros to make
- this driver compile against older X servers, following this example:
+If necessary, it might be possible to create autoconf macros to make
+this driver compile against older X servers, following this example:
- Patches accomplishing the same trick for the Geode driver are welcome.
+Patches accomplishing the same trick for the Geode driver are welcome.
= Roadmap =
@@ -61,7 +62,7 @@ The driver suppports all maximum resolutions advertized by AMD, namely:
LX: 1920x1440 (CRT) and 1600x1200 (TFT)
GX: 1600x1200 (CRT) and 1280x1024 (TFT)
-SC: 1280x1024 (CRT/TFT) - Currently unsupported by this driver -
+SC: 1280x1024 (CRT/TFT) *** Currently unsupported by this driver ***
= FAQ =
@@ -82,7 +83,7 @@ A: Make sure that a sufficient amount of video RAM is reserved in the BIOS,
Q: How do I produce useful information whenever submiting a bug report?
A: See http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/ServerDebugging
- and follow the instructions.
+ and follow the instructions found there.
Q: How do I test development snapshots from the upstream GIT repository?