new l-r-m for testing
bryce at bryceharrington.org
Tue Nov 13 18:52:32 GMT 2007
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 09:00:54AM +0200, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
> We've packaged a new restricted modules package for hardy. The
> nvidia/fglrx -drivers won't work with the new xserver, and they also
> conflict because l-r-m Provides: xserver-xorg-video, when it should be
> x-x-v-ABIVER. Those are now fixed, and packages for i386 and amd64 are
> here (no apt-support):
> debdiff and the sources are also provided, and here is the changelog:
> linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22 (18.104.22.168-14.1~tja1) hardy; urgency=low
> [ Bryce Harrington ]
> * Add new fglrx 8.42.3 because it's needed for xorg-server 1.4.
> * debian/rules: Disable extraction and building of panel code.
> * Drop patch 0-panel-qt-mt-i386.diff: panel no longer exists.
> * Drop patch 2-ioctl32-is-obsolete.diff: Does not apply any longer.
> The fglrx-driver is not perfect, for instance FireGL -support has been
> suspended in 8.4x, but at least it works with the new server for those
> who need it. The nvidia-glx-new hasn't been updated although there is a
> minor update to it.
Btw, in testing the above, a number of users have reported serious
performance regressions in 8.42.3. I don't know how widespread those
issues are yet (other users report good experiences). I suppose it's
better to have a slow fglrx than one that doesn't work with the new
xserver. I expect 8.43.x to be released within a few weeks, and
hopefully that will correct the performance issue our testers are
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