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    Default Intel Finally Delivers Stable i830GM/i845G Driver

    Phoronix: Intel Finally Delivers Stable i830GM/i845G Driver

    While the Intel 830GM and 845G chipsets were first introduced more than one decade ago, their graphics driver support has been botched for much of the time. As of today though, Intel Linux driver developers think they have taken care of the longstanding stability issues with this now ancient hardware...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI1MzI

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    I'm not sure if I should be happy or sad.

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    You shouldn't care.

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    YES! Finally, I could get working graphics on one of our basement computers. I mean, sure the P4 is slower than shit, but at least it could be halfway useful now. Right now the graphics corrupt and crash often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LinuxID10T View Post
    sure the P4 is slower than shit
    Occasionally, shit comes very fast...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apopas View Post
    Occasionally, shit comes very fast...
    Snarky... I like it.

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    Default Insult to injury

    Meanwhile, they're newest hardware isn't working because they wasted time on hardware nobody is running the latest Xorg on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squirrl View Post
    Meanwhile, they're newest hardware isn't working because they wasted time on hardware nobody is running the latest Xorg on.
    If you were a little more specifc, we could help you to resolve your issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark45 View Post
    You shouldn't care.
    Why not? I have several hw of that gen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ickle View Post
    If you were a little more specifc, we could help you to resolve your issue.
    For example Steam Overlay issue - after opening Steam Overlay ingame textures got messed up.

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