[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati 7.9.0

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 18:34:38 UTC 2017

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-03-16 at 10:59 +0100, poma wrote:
>> There are two applicable patches within Fedora:
>> https://src.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/xorg-x11-drv-ati.git/commit/fix-dri-removal.patch?id=d5f48e7d5b6c
> An artifact of Fedora trying to not build DRI1. It's a fix in the wrong
> place, xserver should define the appropriate symbols if any DRI is
> built.
>> https://src.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/xorg-x11-drv-ati.git/commit/radeon-6.12.2-lvds-default-modes.patch?id=9495e5b874d8
> Mostly a hack for LCDs that only claim one supported resolution and
> desktop environments too chicken to let you set arbitrary modes from
> the display control panel. Again, not really thrilled with the
> implementation of it, might be better solved in another place.

Do you have a specific test case this fixes?  The kernel driver always
adds the common modes to LVDS connectors, so they should be there.


>> Are these patches required, if so, care to explain?
> "Required", no. Nice to have, arguably.
> - ajax
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