debian package for i810 driver?

Drew Parsons dparsons at
Tue Dec 5 17:31:58 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 10:14 +1100, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 15:06 -0500, Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 19:20 +0000, Alan Chandler wrote:
> > > About a month ago there was a discussion on the list about a bug which 
> > > caused the i810 driver to do a hard lockup whilst displaying video. The 
> > > fix made it into the git head.
> > 

> Unfortunately since Debian is in freeze waiting for the release of etch
> with xserver 1.1.1 (X11R7.1) we can't put the fixed git driver into
> Debian just yet (it needs xserver 1.2 or X11R7.2).  Sounds like we
> better try applying the patch [2] given in the bug log, git commit
> e065324661ad08b3b359136f48090232f6138959 22 Nov 2006.  CC:ing Debian X
> for this purpose.

OK, the patch[es] is now applied in Debian unstable, 2:1.7.2-2. It
should hit your mirror in due course over the next few days.

Please let us know if it didn't fix your lockup.


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