[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.7.0

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Thu Apr 16 09:48:27 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-04-16 at 04:47 +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 06:29:33PM -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> > Compared to the 2.6 series, 2.7.0 has a large number of bug fixes, (see
> > the list below), but also a few significant features, such as:
> (a) The new check in i830_lvds.c line 1425 disables my internal display.

So I don't know enough of the details about the BIOS tables being used
here to set the integrated_lvds flag. Hopefully Zhenyu will be able to
ask for more information from you so that we can improve the driver to
set things up correctly for your machine.

> (b) Xv doesn't crash the Xserver any more, which is good. When
> xcompmgr is running, it doesn't show the video though (black window).

This works fine for me.

> This is on NetBSD with xorg-server 1.4.2 and libdrm-2.4.7.

Here, I'm on Linux with xorg-server and libdrm-2.4.6.


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