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    Default Intel Pushes Out A Big Bug-Fix X.Org Driver Update

    Phoronix: Intel Pushes Out A Big Bug-Fix X.Org Driver Update

    We have already burned through more than half of Q1'09 and have yet to see Intel's quarterly X.Org Linux driver update approaching (or even any release candidate, although the 2.6 release was late). While xf86-video-intel 2.7.0 isn't ready yet, a fairly significant bug-fix release has been issued in the 2.6 series. Eric Anholt has announced the release of xf86-video-intel 2.6.2, which carries some weight compared to the quick 2.6.1 release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzA5MA

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    Can anyone verify if all these changes happen to fix VSYNC for DRI2/UXA?

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    Yeah, I would like to know as well. I have an 4500MHD and get tearing in videos with or without Compiz enabled.

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    i would love to see if this fix and the upcoming 2.7.0 driver fixes the weird performance problems with Intel that we're experiencing lately. Hope to see it on Ubuntu Jaunty.

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    Tearing isn't fixed.

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    Has someone UXA working without problems on 965-era (GMA X-series, X3000, X3500, X4500) Intel graphics? It works okayish for me on 915, GMA 950, but not on my GMA X3000 and GMA X3100 (hangs, hard drive churn...).

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