Intel 915 Graphics drivers

Ben Collins bcollins at
Thu Feb 2 21:57:36 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 21:26 +0100, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to add Intel accelerated drivers for GMA 915 chipset?
> I don't exactly what it touch (X-server, dri, drm, ...) but it seems 
> that its' completely free and so would be the only free hardware 
> accelerated platform.
> Any idea?
> -jec
> PS: Available here:

The X bits seem free, but the kernel stuff is seriously non-free. Even
the EULA when you download is non-free. Not to mention that the drivers
are binary only. Not even as useful as nvidia/ati (which allows you to
atleast compile the wrapper for a certain kernel).

Sorry, mostly a no-go.

Ben Collins
Kernel Developer - Ubuntu Linux

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