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  • Linux 2.6.39-rc4 Kernel Released; It's Less Quiet

    Phoronix: Linux 2.6.39-rc4 Kernel Released; It's Less Quiet

    While we are already getting excited for the Linux 2.6.40 kernel due to Intel Sandy Bridge performance improvements with other patches, hopefully G45 VA-API DRM bits, maybe even a PowerVR driver, and now a QEMU-KVM KMS graphics driver, first the Linux 2.6.39 kernel needs to be christened. That though is getting closer to happening with the release last night of the Linux 2.6.39-rc4 kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTM0OQ

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    There is a big regression in nouveau for nv 7600 gt in .39 (at least up to this rc4). openarena only runs with .38 kernel. Newer cards do not seem to have got a problem with .39. It seems with a nv dx10+ card you can even play trine with correct colors. The one and only oss gfx driver today that can do that...

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