debian package for i810 driver?

Colin Guthrie gmane at
Wed Dec 6 03:29:05 PST 2006

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.
>> Are you talking about the textured video hang? This would affect i915
>> and later.
>>> I don't think it has yet made it through to debian unstable, so I 
>>> thought I would ask here if there are any unofficial repositories that 
>>> might have a prebuilt version (for 386/686).
>> This  _should_ do the trick:
>> Don't use anything else in the's unmaintained and probably
>> lots of them are broken.
> Unless this one has the lockup patch applied on top of 1.7.2, it is
> already in Debian (in etch, even) but I believe does not contain the
> lockup fix. The problem is logged in bug #5774 [1].
> 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.
> We have started loading X11R7.2 into Debian experimental but have not
> got to the drivers yet.  Once etch is released (soon!) we will be free
> to bring the new versions into unstable.
> Drew
> [1]
> [2]

Are you saying that [2] has to be applied *on top* of 1.7.2?

>From what I can tell, it is already in 1.7.2 - certainly patch seemed to
think it was already applied and patch -R applies it cleanly!

Am I missing something?


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