[ubuntu-x] DRi2 intel drivers in Jaunty?
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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