[ubuntu-x] xi2 PPA

Tormod Volden lists.tormod at gmail.com
Thu May 28 14:38:20 BST 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:
> In fact, xorg-edgers has been so effective with the -intel testing, that
> the kernel team is interested in working with us and will be providing
> kernels we can include in xorg-edgers in the future.  This will provide
> us with the latest DRM crack for -ati and (eventually) -nouveau for
> example.


> Further, an idea was floated by Mark in one session for Ubuntu to
> produce a stripped down nightly USB image containing just the crack
> kernel plus xorg-edgers plus some automatically triggered test script,
> to make it easier for everyone to quickly test KMS on their hardware
> (and GRUB2, and whatever else comes in the future.)

I have been thinking pretty much the same, and throwing in the
Phoronix Test Suite as well. I have just been waiting for a live-CD
capable 2.6.30 kernel to start working on it... With the mentioned
crack kernel this will be very cool.


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