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Intel X.Org Driver Offers Various Improvements

Intel

Published on 14 July 2013 11:31 AM EDT
Written by Fatima Sheremetyeva in Intel
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Chris Wilson has put out another speedy X.Org Intel graphics driver release, this time bumping it to version 2.21.12.

The Sunday open-source Intel driver release corrects regressions concerning preserving KMS configurations and external Haswell connectors, couple fixes for long-standing issues, and other bug-fixes. One of the bug-fixes goes back to address incorrect rendering on the very old Intel "Gen2" graphics hardware. There's also a Gen4 improvement in the mix.

Chris Wilson made 49 changes to the open-source Intel driver for this release, most of which centered around his SNA acceleration architecture. More details can be found via the mailing list announcement.

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