[ubuntu-x] New x-server for testing with polarity sync fix

Peter Clifton pcjc2 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Nov 1 23:41:08 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 18:14 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 10:59:49PM +0000, Peter Clifton wrote:

> > Long story short, I reverted xorg, and am now happily running again.
> Not a good sign...
> > Bryce.. what build environment did you make that package on?
> I built it in a pbuilder environment on the same p4 x86 box that I've
> used for building xorg stuff for the past 6 months.  However, I recently
> did upgrade this box from Feisty to Gutsy not too long ago, so it's
> possible that something is wrong there.
> Could you dget -x the .dsc I posted and build it yourself, and see if it
> works properly?

I tested yours again, broken. Turns out its just not drawing some
widgets / text glyphs. I can actually use / type things if I "feel" my
way around. xrandr --output LVDS --off shuts monitor off, lid switch
poking turns it back on and text etc.. draws. (But doesn't keep

Built the package myself, it now works fine. I saw it needed to install
some mesa source to build.. is there any chance your pbuilder
environment found some newer mesa to build against?

PS.. I wonder if some build env issue was responsible for the
"impossible" >32bit on a 945GM addresses seen by the user who tested
your intel driver package. Looking at the code, it would seem that a
compiler bug / cosmic ray / lying chipset ID would be necessary to get
that result.


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