[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.4.0
jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Mon Aug 11 09:19:59 PDT 2008
On Saturday, August 9, 2008 2:55 pm Eric Piel wrote:
> Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > Jesse Barnes wrote:
> >> On Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:51 am Julien Cristau wrote:
> >>> Jesse suggested to move the update_dsparb call further up;
> >>> http://people.freedesktop.org/~jcristau/i830_dsparb_sooner.diff seems
> >>> to fix the flickering for me.
> >> Just pushed this fix to master & the 2.4 branch in case someone wants to
> >> do a 2.4.1.
> > I wouldn't like to be 100% sure but I'm not convinced this patch fully
> > solves all flickering for me. It defiantly helps, but am I the only one
> > seeing a slight flicker every now and then? (again, it's only GTK apps)
> Indeed, for me as well. It now happens rather unfrequently (~5% of the
> time). However, I cannot really compare to before, because before gtk
> did not trigger a probing at all (only xrandr)...
I wonder if you guys are hitting the pipe stealing code... If so, this patch
may help, care to give it a try?
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