[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.3.1

Doug Larrick doug at parkercat.org
Fri May 16 05:12:10 PDT 2008

Jin, Gordon wrote:
> Doug Larrick wrote on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 8:20 PM:
>> Zhenyu Wang wrote:
>>> Here's xf86-video-intel 2.3.1 release. Noteable fixes since 2.3.0
>>> are Eric's block handler patch fixes invalid ring flush in VT switch,
>>> and Jesse's cursor save/restore patch which greatly improves my
>>> 855GM's VT switch behavior.
>> On my 82G35 based motherboard (Asus P5E-VM), this version hangs with
>> garbage on the screen when I attempt to switch from X to virtual
>> console.  Kernel  No response to ping nor Magic SysRq; must
>> power off.  Nothing in the logs.
> Does this happen with 2.3.0?

No, 2.3.0 is working fine.  I've tried isolating the change that causes
the hang, but with no success (limited hacking time this week).

2.3.1 works fine on my other system, which is 865G based (also an Asus,

The X server in both cases is Debian's 2:1.4.1~git20080507-1 .  I will
try to do some more testing this weekend, and file a bug either way.


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