[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Fri Apr 10 14:28:37 PDT 2009

Here is the third release candidate in preparation for the upcoming
2.7.0 release.

As before, the main improvements since the 2.6-series driver include:

	SDVO-TV support, available on ADD2 card (bug#9992) and
	D945GCLF2 board (bug#17776).

	Basic SDVO-LVDS support

	Tearing-free xv (bug#19635)

	For for panel startup failure on some specific laptop models
	(bug#17292) and various fixes for UXA/DRI2 and Kernel

Please give it a try and report bugs as usual (referring to

The remaining bugs we plan to fix before release 2.7.0 are being
tracked here (5 remaining at the time of this writing):


The URL above also links to some 25 bugs fixed during the 2.7 process
so far. Many of which are noted in the log below. We offer our thanks
to the many users, bug reporters, and engineers working so hard to
improve our driver!


PS. If you can think major bugs or features that should be give
prominent notice in the final release notes, (in addition to the four
above, please let me know).

Getting the code
git tag:

MD5: e6a261d35b15dfb8eceeccd1c5f473d2
SHA1: 662354005e36e42ded4a01bb51c9dce976e38e2a

MD5: 328816c418c1163565f0e094c030f5aa
SHA1: 2d2d59f40f27ff5acfdd650347df2a01a28f5614

Summary of all changes since
Albert Damen (1):
      Non-GEM allocations incorrectly force TILE_NONE (bug 20797)

Carl Worth (5):
      Remove support for 'auto'(-1) value of XV_SYNC_TO_VBLANK
      Fix new video sync-to-blank code for multi-head
      Don't clip video to CRTC in the case of textured video
      Increment version to for release

Dan Nicholson (1):
      Fix dist of xvmc sources

Eric Anholt (1):
      Fix XV with non-GEM kernels by allocating a larger fake bufmgr.

Hugo Jacques (1):
      SDVO: add composite TV out support

Jesse Barnes (10):
      Use UXA when KMS is active
      Create known output configuration at EnterVT time
      Re-enable disabled outputs after rotation
      Don't install fences if the kernel is managing them
      Don't manage fences part two
      Tiling fixes, third set
      Require libdrm 2.4.6 for GTT unmap support
      Match GTT unmap with map in KMS rotation case
      Fix offset in begin_gtt_access case
      Don't enable kernel execbuf fencing w/EXA

Kalev Lember (2):
      Fix Xv crash with overlay video.
      Fix VT switch with XV overlay video enabled.

Keith Packard (1):
      Use CopyArea to load glyphs from per-glyph pixmap to cache pixmap

Kristian Høgsberg (1):
      Drop Legacy3D option, only use fixed texture space with non-gem.

Ma Ling (3):
      Set SSC frequency for 8xx chips correctly
      Define documented PLL timing limits for G4X platform
      Use best PLL timing values for G4X platform

Ma, Ling (1):
      disable center mode for 965GM and G4X platform

Rémi Cardona (1):
      clean up man page generation and remove all traces of the i810

Shuang He (1):

Zhenyu Wang (9):
      SDVO: fix pixel multiplier setting for TV
      SDVO: reset privates before output setup
      Revert "SDVO: Switch control bus only before DDC access"
      TV: force TV as connected with TV_Connector option
      TV: fix contrast and saturation for 945G
      Disable LVDS config parsing from VBT for now
      Disable LVDS detect methods
      SDVO: fix output flag dumping for unknown type
      quirk LVDS on ibase MB890 855GM board

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