v1.6.5 of i810 in Xorg 7.2-RC3 - why not v1.7.2? (Was: Re: debian package for i810 driver? )

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Dec 6 02:25:47 PST 2006

Drew Parsons wrote:
> 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.

Am I right in saying that only 1.6.5 is in the Xorg 7.2 RC3 release?
Seems a bit odd not to have 1.7.2 unless I'm missing something?

(well I guess it should be 1.7.3 as this lockup patch all the cool kids
are talking about sounds like a good addition!)


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