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Intel Readies New X.Org Video Driver Release

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Published on 09 March 2009 10:42 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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It has been nearly three months since the release of xf86-video-intel 2.6, which means it's almost time for their next open-source driver update to arrive (they abide by a quarterly release cycle). As a sign of this, Intel's Carl Worth is heading the xf86-video-intel 2.7 driver management and he has pushed out the first release candidate.

The xf86-video-intel 2.7 RC1 driver contains a variety of improvements to kernel mode-setting, UXA acceleration, XvMC, and many other changes and improvements.

The release announcement and change-log for the first xf86-video-intel 2.7.0 release candidate can be found on the X.Org mailing list. The final release should be out in a few weeks.

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