Mir does not support drm drivers with dirtyfb and lacking page flip support

Bug #1630469 reported by Andreas Pokorny on 2016-10-05
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Bug Description

Virtualbox and server main board graphics chips like atspeed (ast) do not support page flipping but use the dirty fb command to update the screen for drawing.

Those chips have no gpu so we would be using kms-swrast for rendering.

Changed in mir:
importance: Undecided → High
description: updated
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Duplicate of bug 1584894. You might want to add more details there. But see also bug 1118903.

Remember bug reports should describe the problem rather than the solution.

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