[ubuntu-x] i845 freeze fix in Lucid?

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Wed May 12 22:39:55 BST 2010

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 04:28:59PM -0400, Greg Bair wrote:
> Last month, Geir Ove Myhr posted a patch for the Intel driver to fix a 
> freezing issue on i845 chipsets.  Bryce Harrington then mentioned adding 
> it to Lucid.

To clarify, IIRC the patch is the upstream "Big Hammer" patch, it's not
so much a "fix" as a set of tweaks and heuristics.

I did pass the patch on to the kernel team to put into a ppa for
testing.  It's funkiness gave them quite a start.  So don't count
chickens on this patch just yet.


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