[ubuntu-x] x-updates: New Drivers PPA for Jaunty

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Thu Apr 23 22:26:59 BST 2009

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:19:56PM +0200, Tormod Volden wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:
> > We've started getting requests for new versions of X drivers, that
> > unfortunately missed the freeze deadline for Jaunty.
> >
> > I've established a PPA for where updated drivers can be posted:
> >
> > ?https://edge.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/x-updates/
> >
> > I've pre-seeded it with some of the simpler ones to update. ?If you're
> > in ubuntu-x-swat, please feel free to add to the collection. ?It would
> > be nice to have mesa 7.4.1, -intel 2.7, and the new restricted drivers.
> I am not sure about those Hardy packages you copied from
> intel-gfx-testing, I think they are broken and this was discussed in a
> thread "-intel test/backport repository" here. So unless somebody has
> tested them with success I suggest you delete them.

Ah, thanks will do.

If you do have suggestions for newer drivers on older distros that have
been tested to work, please do feel free to add them in here.


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