Intel driver on Ubuntu 8.10
tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Wed Nov 12 11:40:13 PST 2008
On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:17:32AM -0500, Ken Mandelberg wrote:
>> I'm running an 945GM on Ubuntu 8.10 which uses version 2.4.1 of the
>> Intel driver. I'm getting occasional tearing on HD video that I didn't
>> get on Ubuntu 8.04. I've seen some reports of tearing on this list, but
>> don't known if there is a known problem in 2.4.1.
> Did Ubuntu 8.04 use the hardware overlay by default? Does 8.10 use the
> textured one?
Yes, the hw overlay patch was disabled for 8.10 because the performance
seemed to be good enough, and the overlay was problematic when using
compiz.. Now I can see that there's a bug on launchpad opened a month
after the change was made (#278318).
Ken, you can try enabling the patch again and recompiling the driver.
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