Problems with videos and i915 driver
rostedt at goodmis.org
Mon Oct 17 10:06:59 PDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-10-17 at 19:02 +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> Thanks. Your userspace is issueing MI_WAIT_SCANLINES cmds to the gpu,
> which just doesn't work. Can you please upgrade xf86-video-intel to the
> latest released version and check whether it works.
> Generally userspace with that bug is extremely old (and if the other
> things are equally outdated) rather buggy for Sandybridge. I highly
> suggest updating the entire graphics stack to something modern
Thanks for the quick response.
OK, I'll wait till after KS to do more on my wife's box. It is currently
useable, and I hate to make it worse and leave her computer in a broken
It's running Fedora 14, and I rather avoid Gnome3 and systemd, which
prevents me from moving her to Fedora 15. If F14 does not provide the
necessary updates, I'll move her over to a Debian system.
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