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Nouveau Driver Changes Continue

Nouveau

Published on 06 August 2007 09:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Nouveau
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This morning we told you about some of the Nouveau commits in the past 24 hours and there are more changes to report this afternoon. The open-source X.Org NVIDIA driver now has XAA working on the NV17 GPU and fixes for explicit usage of sub-channels while removing sub-channel defines completely.

The open-source Intel X.Org driver has also received some updates this afternoon. There's a fix for the Panasonic CF-Y4 with no TV connector, adding a file-mode for bios_dumper, tiled rendering fixes, and removing 4k offset checks from Copy & Solid hooks. All of the latest changes and information are available from the FreeDesktop gitweb.

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