[ubuntu-x] Final Maverick i830, i845g, i855 support

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Fri Sep 17 06:10:13 BST 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 11:41:56PM -0400, Steven wrote:
> I'm happy to report that I'm running my i855 with KMS+fbdev, and the i8xx
> nightmare is over. Boot up is nice, splash is displayed correctly, the
> desktop resolution is correct, etc. Flash videos from youtube work including
> fullscreen, as does XVideo, including fullscreen. Very well done!
> I've noticed a *very* slight performance reduction, which I'm still looking
> into. The fbdev driver really hates Pandora though; every time I start
> playing music I notice I can no longer left-click.
> So, is there a place for these fbdev bug reports? -intel doesn't seem right
> anymore since we're no longer using that driver. Are we even supporting the
> fbdev driver?

> Again, thanks everyone for your hard work. It looks like there's a very good
> solution for the Maverick cycle!
> -Stenten

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