[ubuntu-x] DRi2 intel drivers in Jaunty?

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Fri Jan 23 18:13:21 GMT 2009

On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, Peter Clifton wrote:

> Hi guys..
> I was just about to write an email asking if there were any plans to get
> the 2.6.x intel driver into Jaunty, with / without DRI2 support, and it
> turns out the packages hit the repositories about 3 hours ago ;).


> What this does mean.. is that you might start to see some reports of
> corrupt alpha rendering with compiz. (I've been testing locally with the
> new intel drivers for a while now.. and have been debugging that issue).

Is this with UXA? I haven't seen any corruption so far on my X61 which has 
965GM, but using the default which is EXA. I know there are some problems 
with UXA but haven't tried it out at all yet.

> I'll keep prodding to see if the DRI2 tfp implementation can be fixed,
> but if not.. give me a shout, and I'm sure we'll be able to come up with
> some patches for the Ubuntu compiz packages which will hide the problem
> from users in 99.9% of the cases with intel + DRI2.

Thanks for looking into it, especially if it turns out to be a major 
issue for us.


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