Intel X.Org 2.2.99.903 Driver Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 13 April 2008 at 10:30 PM EDT. 1 Comment
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Intel's Zhenyu Wang has announced the release of xf86-video-intel 2.2.99.903, which is another Intel X.Org driver test release prior to version 2.3.0. xf86-video-intel 2.3 will officially introduce XvMC support, code cleaning, bug-fixes, improved quirk handling, and other changes.

The 2.2.99.903 release has a number of fixes but nothing too major aside from an LVDS regression fix and dropping the old monolithic Intel shaders. The change-log and download links can be found on the X.Org mailing list.

The xf86-video-intel 2.2.99.903 driver should be the last release candidate before going gold with the 2.3.0 release, which is planned to be part of the forthcoming X.Org 7.4 release.
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