"upgrade" from xf86-video-intel 2.1.1 to 2.2.0 locks up everything for the g33 Intel chipset

Alan W. Irwin irwin at beluga.phys.uvic.ca
Thu Nov 29 12:10:25 PST 2007

On 2007-11-26 13:08-0800 Alan W. Irwin wrote:

> Since nobody has come up with a quick fix, I have now officially reported
> this bug (with full details) at
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13399.

Jesse Barnes made an inspired guess, and a simple patch fixes the 2.2.0 lockup
for g33 (see the above link for details).

Getting this fixed is a huge relief.  Thanks, Jesse!

Alan W. Irwin

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