Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at
Wed Apr 18 11:00:41 EDT 2007

On 18/04/07 12:36 +0200, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Another option that has been discussed is rendering at lower  
> resolution and using the Geode's video scaler, which supposedly can  
> do arbitrary scaling of RGB565 (see p. 388 of the LX data book). I'm  
> not sure if this is exposed in X11, though, or if this is even  
> feasible to use for a frame buffer (it reads like it might be for  
> external video sources only).

Please, stop perpetrating this myth.  The LX can not scale arbitrary chunks
of pixels - it can only upscale and downscale the entire visible area.  This
is available to X through some clever RandR tweaking.


Jordan Crouse
Senior Linux Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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