[ubuntu-x] Kernel v2.6.33 drm update

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Fri Mar 5 21:25:06 GMT 2010

On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 09:20:52PM +0000, Peter Clifton wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 18:56 +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> > From an Ubuntu stable maintenance standpoint we should be able to track a
> > hybrid of 2.6.33.y for drm and 2.6.32.y for the remainder of the kernel and
> > due to the separation that drm enjoys we hope to avoid major conflicts.
> > Plug gaining the longest possible support from upstream for each part.
> > This will also remove the requirement to install an LBM package to get
> > Nouveau cleaning up the install significantly.  It seems likely that
> > Debian and other distros will be following a similar hybrid approach
> > allowing us to share the maintenance burden.
> Excellent news.
> I've been running such a stack for some time now, and it is pretty
> stable. i965 shows some glyph corruption after a hibernate / resume
> though, but suspend is very solid.

Thanks for the feedback Peter.  Do you have a bug report open in lp or
upstream on the glyph corruption issue?  Sounds worth tracking.


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