Intel's Eric Anholt has announced the immediate release of the xf86-video-intel 2.6.1 driver. This update coming just a week after the xf86-video-intel 2.6.0
release fixes a stability issue and kernel mode-setting
fixes, More fixes are expected to land in the open-source Intel X.Org driver in the near future.
The release announcement and source download link for xf86-video-intel 2.6.1 can be found on the X.Org mailing list