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Nouveau 1.0.6 X.Org Driver Has A Couple Fixes

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Published on 07 January 2013 04:47 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Nouveau
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There's a small point release out for the xf86-video-nouveau X.Org graphics driver.

The xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.6 point release isn't particularly exciting and was tagged right after xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.5 with an additional fix. This new X.Org DDX update fixes a mis-rendering problem with render-check and EDID issue.

Details on xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.5/1.0.6 can be found at the Nouveau mailing list.

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