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    Default Intel Gets Ready With New X.Org Driver For Sandy Bridge

    Phoronix: Intel Gets Ready With New X.Org Driver For Sandy Bridge

    Intel is gearing up to release their xf86-video-intel 2.14 DDX driver in the coming weeks, which will be their quarterly open-source X.Org driver update for their Intel IGPs. In preparations for this release and the forthcoming release candidates, Intel's Carl Worth has tagged the xf86-video-intel 2.13.901 driver in Git, which is an intermediate development snapshot...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODc1OQ

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    With still abysmal OpenGL speed and multiple bugs which are being fixed very slowly or not fixed at all.

    Need a proof?

    http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/dri...deo-intel/log/

    P.S. Intel Windows drivers are awful as well, but at least they offer a decent OpenGL/DirectX speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: Intel Gets Ready With New X.Org Driver For Sandy Bridge

    Intel is gearing up to release their xf86-video-intel 2.14 DDX driver in the coming weeks, which will be their quarterly open-source X.Org driver update for their Intel IGPs. In preparations for this release and the forthcoming release candidates, Intel's Carl Worth has tagged the xf86-video-intel 2.13.901 driver in Git, which is an intermediate development snapshot...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODc1OQ
    Are they exposing their video acceleration bits through the drivers?

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