[ubuntu-x] -intel 2.3.1 driver builds for Intrepid / Hardy

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Thu Jun 12 23:18:56 BST 2008

On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 11:20:03AM +0300, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
> 2008/6/7 Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com>:
> >   xserver-xorg-video-intel_2.3.1-1ubuntu1~bwh1_amd64.deb
> Hi. Unfortunately you had commented out the greedy patch in series, so
> those deb:s are no different from the original ones :)

Right you are, good catch.

I've built and uploaded new ~bwh2 debs with the patch enabled for anyone
else that'd like to test:

> I re-compiled with the patch enabled, with pretty much expected
> results: scrolling is now smooth (enough) in Firefox even when compiz
> is on. Video playing is still a pain when compiz is on.

Okay, good to know.
> So, I wouldn't say that either greedy patch or overlay enabling patch
> can be dropped out, _except if_ intel is blacklisted in compiz. User
> experience is anyway still better with those patches. Greedy patch can
> be dropped when the batchbuffer & co finally fix the biggest
> regressions.

Unfortunately the overlay patches failed to apply originally, which is
the main reason I disabled them.  But I'll tinker with them a bit more.


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