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From: Ilia Mirkin <imirkin@alum.mit.edu>
To: Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@cetitec.com>
Cc: Simon Ser <contact@emersion.fr>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com>,
	nouveau <nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [Nouveau] [PATCH 2/3] drm/nouveau/kms/nv50-: Report max cursor size to userspace
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:47:58 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKb7UvjBQeb84sitYUTLOd6EJo_+_9hXjmT=8r5V1onxtUMh7g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YDaGtzRDUIbErYDY@pflmari>

On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:03 PM Alex Riesen
<alexander.riesen@cetitec.com> wrote:
>
> Ilia Mirkin, Wed, Feb 24, 2021 17:57:41 +0100:
> > On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 11:53 AM Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@cetitec.com> wrote:
> > > Ilia Mirkin, Wed, Feb 24, 2021 17:48:39 +0100:
> > > > Just to be crystal clear -- are you saying that 128x128 works or does
> > > > not work? (You said "yes", which would imply it works OK, but then you
> > > > said both cases, which would imply doesn't work since 256x256 doesn't
> > > > work?)
> > >
> > > Modetest with 128x128 cursor works. Without damage to the cursor: modetest
> > > shows normal cursor in vanilla v5.11. Modetest also shows normal cursor in
> > > vanilla v5.11 with the commit reverted.
> >
> > But modetest with 256x256 doesn't work (correctly) right? Or did I
> > misunderstand?
>
> Right. That's why I was asking if I did everything right: it was just corrupted
> in both kernels.

OK. So 128x128 works, 256x256 does not. Interesting.

>
> > All the patch does is allow those large cursors to be used, which gets
> > reported via drm APIs and modesetting picks the largest cursor
> > available. (And actually I think it's even not required to use the
> > large cursors, it just controls what's reported in the defaults to
> > userspace.)
>
> Maybe something in X code is not prepared to handle the kernel reporting
> large cursor support? Even though 128x128 is pretty large, and I don't think
> I even use that large cursors in X configuration. How can I check?

Yes, 64x64 is enough for anyone (or was it 640kb?) But it's unlikely
to be an issue. I believe that AMD also exposes 256x256 cursors
depending on the gen:

display/dc/dce100/dce100_resource.c:    dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce110/dce110_resource.c:    dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce112/dce112_resource.c:    dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce120/dce120_resource.c:    dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce60/dce60_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 64;
display/dc/dce60/dce60_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 64;
display/dc/dce60/dce60_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 64;
display/dc/dce80/dce80_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce80/dce80_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dce80/dce80_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 128;
display/dc/dcn10/dcn10_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 256;
display/dc/dcn20/dcn20_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 256;
display/dc/dcn21/dcn21_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 256;
display/dc/dcn30/dcn30_resource.c:      dc->caps.max_cursor_size = 256;

which should have the equivalent effect.

But since you're seeing issues with modetest as well (which uses the
ioctl's pretty directly), presumably Xorg is not to blame.

It's easy enough to adjust the kernel to report a lower size (and
reject the larger cursors), I just want to understand which gens are
affected by this.

Cheers,

  -ilia
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Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-19  1:54 [PATCH 1/3] drivers/nouveau/kms/nv50-: Reject format modifiers for cursor planes Lyude Paul
     [not found] ` <20210119015415.2511028-1-lyude-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2021-01-19  1:54   ` [PATCH 2/3] drm/nouveau/kms/nv50-: Report max cursor size to userspace Lyude Paul
     [not found]     ` <20210119015415.2511028-2-lyude-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
2021-01-19 10:22       ` Simon Ser
2021-02-23 14:15     ` [Nouveau] " Alex Riesen
2021-02-23 14:56       ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-23 15:36         ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-23 15:46           ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-23 15:51             ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-23 16:22               ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-23 18:13                 ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-24  9:08                   ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-24 15:10                     ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-24 16:35                       ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-24 16:48                         ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-24 16:53                           ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-24 16:57                             ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-24 17:02                               ` Alex Riesen
2021-02-24 17:47                                 ` Ilia Mirkin [this message]
2021-02-27 12:28                                   ` Uwe Sauter
2021-02-27 21:26                                     ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-28 15:10                                       ` Uwe Sauter
2021-02-28 17:02                                         ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-28 17:59                                           ` Uwe Sauter
2021-02-28 19:10                                             ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-02-28 19:24                                               ` Uwe Sauter
2021-02-28 20:38                                                 ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-03-03 12:41                                       ` Alex Riesen
2021-03-03 13:12                                         ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-03-03 13:25                                           ` Uwe Sauter
2021-03-03 13:33                                             ` Ilia Mirkin
2021-03-03 17:02                                               ` Uwe Sauter
2021-03-03 17:11                                                 ` Lyude Paul
2021-03-03 16:51                                           ` Lyude Paul
2021-03-03 17:05                                             ` James Jones
2021-01-19  1:54   ` [PATCH 3/3] drm/nouveau/kms/nve4-nv138: Fix > 64x64 cursors Lyude Paul
2021-01-19 10:18   ` [PATCH 1/3] drivers/nouveau/kms/nv50-: Reject format modifiers for cursor planes Simon Ser
2021-01-19 15:50   ` Ville Syrjälä
2021-01-19 15:52   ` James Jones

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