[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.3.1

Jin, Gordon gordon.jin at intel.com
Fri May 16 05:35:46 PDT 2008

Doug Larrick wrote on Friday, May 16, 2008 8:12 PM:
> 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, P4P800-VM).
> 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.

Yes, filing a bug is fine.

Both 2.3.1 and git tip works fine on my G35 (Asus P5E-VM) with xserver
git tip.

There're only few patches between 2.3.0 and 2.3.1, so if someone could
narrow down to the culprit commit that'll be helpful.


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