Intel 2.11 X.Org Driver Gets Closer With New RC
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 15 March 2010 at 08:51 PM EDT. Add A Comment
With the first quarter coming to an end soon, Intel is preparing its quarterly Linux graphics driver update. This time it's version 2.11 that's being primed of the xf86-video-intel DDX driver. The first release candidate came last month, but this afternoon Carl Worth has made available a second release candidate that's officially version 2.10.902.

Changed around in this xf86-video-intel update are video color problems, a fix for a regression causing corruption in Compiz, more DRI2 improvements and fixes, fixes to build against the X Server 1.6 series, and dramatic code cleanups
that vastly reduced the number of lines of code for this Intel driver.

The complete announcement with all of the change details can be read on intel-gfx.

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