[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Nokia's Linux-powered N800 Internet Tablet sneaks out early

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jan 8 17:34:36 EET 2007
On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 09:52:12AM +0200, ext Siarhei Siamashka wrote:
> Also the following line from dmesg log caugth my eye on #maemo irc channel:
> [8044.496856] omapfb omapfb: s1d1374x: setting update mode to disabled
> Does N800 also use Epson video chip just like N770? Could it be be some
> upgraded version? Something like S1D13745 chip with hardware scaling support:
> http://www.erd.epson.com/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=38&Itemid=40
> OMAP2420 is supposed to have 2D/3D accelerator on chip. Is it disabled and
> can't be used at all (using Epson chip instead for better compatibility with
> existing software developed for N770)?

The X server now provides the standard Xv (X Video) extension, so just
use that instead, and things get a whole lot less complicated.  It's not
as wildly quick as it should be at the moment, but that's being actively
worked on.


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