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    Phoronix: xf86-video-intel 2.15 Driver Officially Released

    Intel's quarterly driver package for Q1'2011 is about to be released and comprised as part of that is the xf86-video-intel DDX driver. Chris Wilson has just announced the release of xf86-video-intel 2.15.0 for this release...

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

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    Unfortunately the relaxed fencing fix hasn't fixed the problem I've been having since 2.6.38, even though Chris Wilson said it was probably the same issue. I would do a bisect but I've not found a definitive way to trigger the crash and it's my wife's machine.

    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34014

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      Originally posted by phoronix View Post
      Phoronix: xf86-video-intel 2.15 Driver Officially Released

      Notable bug-fixes shipping in this update is turning off relaxed fencing by default for older chipsets due to stability issues it has caused...

      http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTMyNQ
      To only mention "older hardware" is vague.

      From: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/dri...13e6a8ac013f26

      Originally posted by Chris Wilson
      There are still too many unresolved bugs, typically GPU hangs...

      ...

      ...The reduction in working set has a substantial improvement on system performance. However, this has been demonstrate to be buggy on older hardware (845-865 and 915-945, but ok on PineView and later) so on those chipsets defaults to off.

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