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Re: Endianity problems in XFree86-4.2 XAA on MIPSEB

To: Alexandr Andreev <>
Subject: Re: Endianity problems in XFree86-4.2 XAA on MIPSEB
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 15:59:05 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Alexandr Andreev wrote:
> We have a MipsEB machine and a video card which has a 2D BitBLT engine.
> It looks like we found a problem in XAA when we tried to use our hardware
> 8x8 Mono Pattern Fills. The problem appears when an application uses 
> pixmaps.
> Stipple and tile with the same pixmap are drawing in the different ways
> (bytes in video memory are swapped). We looked through the XAA source tree
> and found a dubious code in xaaPCache.c.

> Did anybody see something similar on Mips EB with XFree + XAA?

Have you asked this on xfree86-devel? Some PPC people may be able to help you.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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