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xf86-video-intel is two years old

On Thu, 30 Jun 2011, Alan Barrett wrote:
I have a Fujitsu LH531 laptop, and I can't get X to work.  Help?

I managed to get the vesa driver to work in 1024x768 mode, but it's really ugly, since the display is actually 1366x768, and everything is stretched horizontally to fit.

I think that a newer xf86-video-int4el driver might help, but it seems that the xf86-video-intel driver in xsrc is version 2.7.1, from some time in 2009, and the one in pkgsrc is the same. I see this comment in the CVS log for pkgsrc/x11/xf86-video-intel:

revision 1.21
date: 2009-08-10 08:17:21 +0200;  author: wiz;
hasso says that 2.8.0 is almost useless for any user not using Linux,
because it now only supports DRI2 or KMS.

Downgrade to 2.7.1nb1.

So, will we get DRI2 or KMS any time soon?

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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